News Flash 421: Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges

News Flash Links, as part of the research project PEAH (Policies for Equitable Access to Health), aim to focus on the latest challenges by trade and governments rules to equitable access to health in resource-limited settings

News Flash 421

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Global Trends in 2021: How COVID-19 Is Transforming International Development 

WHO: VaccinEquity Social Media Toolkit  

WEBINAR: ONE HEALTH EN EL CONTEXTO DE LA ACTUAL CRISIS MUNDIAL  día 6 de Marzo de 2021, 10:00 hrs a las 12:30 hrs (Hora de la ciudad de México; GMT -6) 

Webinar Registration Quality, Speed & Equity: Delivering COVID-19 Vaccines to the World Mar 15, 2021 10:30 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)   

Webinar registration: Covid-19 vaccines: Low supply despite huge demand. What can we do about it? Mar 17, 2021 01:00 PM in Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna 

Sign the European citizens initiative: Everyone deserves protection from Covid-19 No profit on pandemic 

Webinar registration form: KEEPING MOMENTUM ON FEMINIST CHANGE March 09, 2021 at 3pm – 4pm  

Webinar registration form: AGENCY AND EMPOWERMENT FOR ADOLESCENT GIRLS BEYOND COVID-19 March 11, 2021 at 1pm – 2pm 

Course Announcement- IPHU Barcelona: How to Transform our Healthcare Systems (May to June 2021): how to apply 

Global Integration Updates Special News–March 2021 Issue 57  

Neoliberal Finance Undermines Poor Countries’ Recovery  

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update  

Redemption shot: von der Leyen begins fightback on EU vaccine rollout 

EU to clear Johnson and Johnson vaccine in March, says French minister 

EMA starts rolling review of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine 

EMA and Health Canada publish clinical data used to support their authorisations of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine 

New Variant Detected in New York Could Pose Challenge For COVID Therapies and Vaccines  

Moderna expects $18.4bn from Covid vaccine deals this year 

In Brief: Over half of African nations to start COVID-19 vaccine rollouts in coming weeks  

COVAX Aims to Distribute 237-million Vaccine Doses By May  

Amid ‘historic’ rollout, UN vaccine project faces some delay  

Monoclonal Antibodies For COVID-19 In Africa: A Complex Web Of Opportunities And Challenges 

Just 4% of Covid research relevant to Africa: study 

What Role Can South-South Cooperation Play in Post COVID-19 Recovery? 

Opinion: Gaps in COVID-19 response for LGBTQ youths risk losing a generation 

European Union Moves Forward With Plans For Vaccine Passport By Summer; Experts Concerned About Practicality, Safety & Equity 

MSF response to Reuters special report on the shortage of Cepheid COVID-19 tests in Africa 

KEI Letter to New WTO Director-General on COVID-19 Response  

HIV findings in DR Congo ‘give hope for cure’ 

First oral treatment for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) recommended for approval 

COVID-19 hindering progress against female genital mutilation 

Pandemic Periods