News Flash 424: 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 424

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Health PhD Scholarship: Mapping privatised healthcare markets  

Course at the University of Groningen, a Sustainable Health Summer School 

AFEW: Vacancy programmes coordinator 

Campaign Coordinator, People’s Vaccine Alliance, JOB ADVERT Deadline for applications is 1600 CET Wednesday 24th March 

Webinar registration: Social Movement, Healthcare Access, and Equity 

Workshop registration: Campaign Activation Workshop: Making the 2030 Agenda accountable: What is the role for civil society? Mar 25, 2021 04:30 PM in Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna  

Commentary on ‘More for The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) – Impakter’ by George Lueddeke

We must better protect wildlife to prevent future pandemics 

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update 

Latest Covid-19 Statistics from African Countries 

Global Health Diplomacy Failures in the COVID-19 Era: Surviving Denialism and Corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa 

 Free licensing of vaccines to end the COVID-19 crisis  

Rich Countries Signed Away a Chance to Vaccinate the World 

Antibody Responses after a Single Dose of SARS-CoV-2 mRNA Vaccine  

EMA public stakeholder virtual meeting: approval, safety monitoring and impact of COVID-19 vaccines in the EU – Date: 26/03/2021    

EMA advises against use of ivermectin for the prevention or treatment of COVID-19 outside randomised clinical trials 

COVID-19 highlights urgent need to reboot global effort to end tuberculosis 

COVID-19 Reduced TB Treatment By 21% In 2020 – 1.4 Million Fewer People Received Care 

1 million people undiagnosed, untreated for tuberculosis in 2020 

Incidence and prevalence of tuberculosis in incarcerated populations: a systematic review and meta-analysis 

Community-based active case-finding interventions for tuberculosis: a systematic review 

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a health systems intervention for latent tuberculosis infection management (ACT4): a cluster-randomised trial 

In Brief: Community resistance plagues new Ebola outbreaks 

Turkey quits landmark Istanbul Convention protecting women from violence  

UN Agencies Call for Action Against Ageism  

Incentivising Quality of Care in Indian health systems: towards both financial and non-financial incentive programmes?  

The COVID Pandemic As “X-Ray” – Zeroing In On Urban Water & Sanitation Gaps 

Why Water & Sanitation Systems are Vital for the Economy 

The UN Food Systems Summit: How Not to Respond to the Urgency of Reform 

UN agencies call for urgent action to avert famine risk in 20 ‘hunger hotspots’ 

EU countries dig in heels over 55% climate target for 2030