News Flash 438: 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 438

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


The politicisation of pharma and medicines’ policies in Europe

Annual Report 2020 of the Geneva Global Health Hub G2H2

A GLOBAL DEAL FOR OUR PANDEMIC AGE Report of the G20 High Level Independent Panel on Financing the Global Commons for Pandemic Preparedness and Response June 2021

Proposal for a WHO treaty on pandemics raises concerns

Beyond business as usual? TRIPS waiver and the struggle against COVID-19 pandemic

Pharma fears ‘slippery slope’ of COVID IP waiver

Advocate sharing of patents, know-how, and technology to maximize vaccine production

EMA and ECDC update on COVID-19

How effective are coronavirus vaccines against the Delta variant?

Comirnaty and Spikevax: possible link to very rare cases of myocarditis and pericarditis

Leading COVID Vaccines Linked to Rare Side Effects

Canada donating AstraZeneca doses to other countries

UNICEF to Ship 220 Million Doses of J&J COVID-19 Vaccine to African Union

An African mRNA jab: The hub as a first step towards African vaccine independence

Vaccine manufacturing capacity in low- and middle-income countries

Vaccine Booster Shot Row Continues as Pfizer Trial Nears Conclusion

Public health challenges and opportunities after COVID-19

Apropos of COVID-19: Shall We Question Ourselves? by Francisco Becerra

Webinar registration: Africa Decolonizing Health Jul 21, 2021 01:00 PM in Nairobi

After Parliament vote, 0.7% UK aid target out of reach for years


UN report: Pandemic year marked by spike in world hunger

Oxfam: 11 people die of hunger each minute around the globe

Decolonising global health: where are the Southern voices?

Decolonising global health: beyond ‘reformative’ roadmaps and towards decolonial thought

Cleft and nutrition: The double burden for Kenyan mothers

Barriers To Exclusive Breastfeeding In Western Kenya by Charity M’mbaga 

Forestry and carbon sinks: Damned if you do, damned if you don’t

Europe’s climate masterplan aims to slash emissions within a decade

Climate change is about greed. It’s time for big oil to pay us back

Webinar registration: Nature, climate and health leadership for a healthy and green recovery: Catalyzing an intergenerational response Jul 21, 2021 02:00 PM in Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna