News Flash 427: 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 427

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges



World Health Day 2021: did I miss something?

Policy Cures Research: webinar registration G-FINDER Launch Apr 15, 2021 01:00 PM in London

Webinar registration: “How do the 3Gs coordinate their efforts to strengthen health systems? From Policy to Practice” Apr 19, 2021 02:00 PM in Amsterdam

Regional Security in Times of Health Crisis – A Look at the East African Community by Becky Adiele 

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update

A WHO senior official is under investigation in Italy

Chile and Uruguay, from model to emergency 

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine: EMA to provide further context on risk of very rare blood clots with low blood platelets 

COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen: assessment of very rare cases of unusual blood clots with low platelets continues 

South Africa halts J&J vaccine jabs; Europe rollout delayed 

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia after ChAdOx1 nCov-19 Vaccination 

Changes in symptomatology, reinfection, and transmissibility associated with the SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.7: an ecological study

2021 Public Forum (28 to 30 September) theme to be “Trade beyond COVID-19: Building Resilience”

Previous COVID-19 Infection Reduces Reinfection By 84%, Finds Lancet Study

Meeting highlights from the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) 6-9 April 2021

Chinese vaccines’ effectiveness low, official admits

Battling ‘supply constraints’, COVAX May Only Deliver 20% Of Vaccine Target By June

COVAX: A global multistakeholder group that poses political and health risks to developing countries and multilateralism 

COVAX reaches over 100 economies, 42 days after first international delivery 

In Brief: Lift export barriers to boost global vaccine supply, Moderna says

Access to Covid 19 vaccination only for the rich 

Online event: Big pharma: Your profits, our lives Wed, Apr 21, 2021, 6:00 PM –Thu, Apr 22, 2021, 7:00 PM CEST 

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and resistance: Correlates in a nationally representative longitudinal survey of the Australian population 

Africa Plots Ambitious Vaccine Targets at Manufacturing Conference

HIV and TB Patients Face New Barriers To Accessing Services In COVID-19 Era

New WHO Global Compact to speed up action to tackle diabetes

MSF calls on WHO to prioritise supply of more quality-assured sources of insulin

Diabetes: Three dangerous myths that are hurting patients

Mali’s failure to ban FGM challenged in West Africa’s top court

Lo Stigma della siringa 

Shielding Corporate Interests, Europe Leaves NGOs Working in China by the Wayside 

Barilla Foundation Brings Health and Climate Together in New Double Pyramid 

NZ to launch world-first climate change rules

US envoy John Kerry woos China over climate

From 22-25 April 2021, the COP26 Coalition will host From the Ground Up: Taking Action, our second global gathering for climate justice