News Flash 440: Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges

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News Flash 440

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


 G20 Summit: Make One Health a Reality   – Impakter

“The IHRs (2005) were adopted on a scientific and political consensus which is still valid today”

National focal points and implementation of the International Health Regulations

Geneva Global Health Hub (G2H2) Report: Annual General Meeting (AGM) 21 June 2021

Meeting Registration: Asia strategy meeting on public services and human rights – towards a global narrative Aug 5, 2021 09:00 AM in Brussels

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update

GOVERNING PANDEMICS A one-stop shop tracking efforts to strengthen global pandemic governance

Opposing countries must stop filibustering negotiations on ‘TRIPS Waiver’ at WTO 

European Medicines Agency Approves Moderna’s COVID Vaccine for Children Ages 12-17

Access Advocates Urge 11th Hour WTO Action on COVID IP Waiver – COVAX Strikes World Bank Deal on Vaccine Finance

Vaccinating the world: ‘Team Europe’ to share more than 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines with low and middle-income countries by the end of 2021

Delta variant and common COVID symptoms are different – researchers report

CoronaVac vaccine: its results are patchy, but the world can’t ignore its usefulness

Vaccine hesitancy has risen in Ghana: a closer look at who’s worried

COVID-19 vaccine acceptance higher ‘in poor countries’

Venomous COVID-19: Ripping the Country of its Valuable Young Generation by Gertrude Masembe

Stepping Up to Meet Low-Income Countries’ Pandemic Recovery Needs

Meeting highlights from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) 19-22 July 2021

Decolonizing Global Health: A Moment To Reflect On A Movement

Who Represents Whom? A Conversation on Decolonizing Humanitarian Governance

PPE is designed for men. Some health experts are hoping to change that

Fund Girls’ Education. Don’t Greenwash It

Five Ways That Education Systems Can Support Girls in the Face of Climate Change, Today

UN adopts first resolution on vision, aims to help 1 billion

Water Poverty: The Political Connection

State of the Right to Food and Nutrition Report 2021

Joint statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore and WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for the Pre-Summit of the UN Food Systems

Ending Hunger Requires $US40 Billion Annually & Major Reforms to Food Systems

Agriculture in the time of COVID-19

Extreme weather smashes records as scientists convene for UN climate talks

Delivering the European Green Deal

The climate cost of the new space race

Protecting Plants Will Protect People and the Planet