News Flash 439: 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 439

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update

Africa: Covid-19 Death Toll Nears 159,000 Across Continent

Africa’s Health Systems Under Intense Pressure as COVID-19 Deaths Increase by 43% in One Week

COVID’s Aftershocks: 1 in 5 Africans is undernourished

EMA starts evaluating the use of Kineret in adult COVID-19 patients at increased risk of severe respiratory failure

EMA starts rolling review of COVID-19 vaccine Vidprevtyn

Vaccines Delayed are Vaccines Denied

European Duplicity Undermines Anti-Pandemic Efforts

New EU travel regulation could exacerbate global COVID vaccine divide

On the arduous Covid-19 vaccination journey in the Kurdistan region of Iraq



COVID-19: Girls and Women Take the Brunt

Three New Estimates of India’s All-Cause Excess Mortality during the COVID-19 Pandemic

India’s Covid excess death toll nearly 10 times higher than official estimates

COVID-19 boosted excess sale of antibiotics in India

The Breathing Catastrophe: COVID‑19 and Global Health Governance

Social protection in the time of COVID-19

Finally – Better Antiretroviral Drugs for Children with HIV

How COVID-19 changed the approach to HIV

HIV 40: inequalities fuel pandemics

Scaling Up Covid-19 Vaccination in Africa — Lessons from the HIV Pandemic

US FDA approves fexinidazole as the first all-oral treatment for sleeping sickness

Global Public Investment: a Transformation in International Cooperation

Local diagnostics to meet local health needs

2020 Annual MPP Report: A Decade of Making Medicines Accessible

Risk Factors, Mental Health and Psychosocial Needs, and Coping Among the Children Under the Care of Female Sex Workers and Adolescent Girls Surviving in Sex Work Settings: a Rapid Assessment by AWAC-Alliance of Women Advocating for Change

Decriminalizing Sex Work and Enhancing Equitable Access to Health, Justice and Social Protection by Female Sex Workers in Uganda by AWAC-Alliance of Women Advocating for Change

More action needed to address smallholder farmer challenges

From Policy To Practice: Connect The Dots Between Health Crises And Food Systems Transformation

Pandemic puts Brazil back on the world hunger map

Driving a green recovery in developing countries: what role is China playing?

Climate change: Amazon regions emit more carbon than they absorb

John Kerry: world leaders must step up to avoid worst impacts of climate crisis