News Flash 423: 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 423

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges



German Rosa-Luxemburg-Foundation new office in Geneva: recruting a global health program manager for 20 h, deadline 4. April  

UN: 2020-21 Executive Training Course for Policymakers on the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs 22-26 March 2021 

Webinar registration: Conversation Series 1- Pandemics and Public Health: Learnings from the Past and Present March 30, 2021 

DNDi webinar registration: Medicines for the People: what will the next decade look like? Mar 30, 2021 04:30 PM in Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna 

WHO Watch (WHA 74- May 2021): Call for Participation 

Webinar registration: Getting Involved in the Global One Health Education Movement Sat, Mar 27, 2021 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM CET  

Webinar registration: G-FINDER launch Apr 15, 2021 01:00 PM in London 

The Discussion of the Uyghur Genocide Time: Mar 19, 2021 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting  Meeting ID: 998 9590 6998

Toward universal health coverage in the post-COVID-19 era 

Hindsight is 2020? Lessons in global health governance one year into the pandemic  

Pakistan Threatens Health Workers: Get the Chinese-donated vaccine or get fired!  

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update 

WHO Solidarity Fund Raises over $242 million From Global Community  

Covid-19: A call for global vaccine equity 

Global Rally for a People’s Vaccine 

Commission supports Member States in tackling coronavirus hotspots with offer of four million additional doses of BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine to be delivered this month 

EU Ambassador Says Europe Supports COVAX, Not TRIPS Waiver 

Is COVAX part of the problem or the solution? 

Novavax Vaccine Shows Less Efficacy Against COVID Variants – Sputnik Vaccine to Be Produced In Italy 

In Brief: Novavax says COVID-19 vaccine has 89.7% efficacy  

The Traffic Light Approach: Indicators and Algorithms to Identify Covid-19 Epidemic Risk Across Italian Regions  

Nowcasting epidemics of novel pathogens: lessons from COVID-19 

A dangerous measles future looms beyond the COVID-19 pandemic 

Tomorrow’s biggest microbial threats 

Governments deaf to hearing loss, says WHO 

Haitian court orders UN peacekeeper to pay child support in landmark case ‘The verdict marks an important first step towards justice.’ 

Covid-19 disruptions killed 228,000 children in South Asia, says UN report 

New research highlights risks of separating newborns from mothers during COVID-19 pandemic 

African farmers say they must be trained for Farm to Fork 

Only Small Percentage of COVID-19 Recovery Allocated to Green Initiatives 

Countries adopt landmark framework that transforms ‘value’ of nature