News Flash 441: 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 441

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Event registration: Activist Assembly: End Vaccine Apartheid Sat, 4 September 2021 13:30 – 16:30 BST

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update

COVID-19 Coronavirus Tracker – Updated as of August 4

COVID’s Aftershocks: Africa’s record COVID-19 death rate and an impending ‘orphan crisis’

US Donation Enables New Nigerian Rollout Where Only 0,6% Are Vaccinated Against COVID

IMF, World Bank Group, World Health Organization, World Trade Organization: Task Force on COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics

ECDC and EMA update on COVID-19

COVID Vaccine Boosters in Immuno-compromised People – Could They Also Help Curb Development of New Variants?

Boosters: Laboratory Evidence Needs to be Balanced with Field-based Data

Covid-19 Breakthrough Infections in Vaccinated Health Care Workers

Delta Variant is ‘More Transmissible Than Ebola’, and Vaccinated People May also be Highly Contagious

Delta Variant Warning for Unvaccinated Pregnant Women

Better Together: Exploring the Role of Pooled Procurement in Improving Access to Medicines amid COVID-19

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

COVID-19 has exposed South Africa’s glaring and enduring inequalities

TB REACH Wave 9 funds over USD 6 million to strengthen the fight against drug-resistant TB

Global Health: prescription for a fairer world

Childhood obesity beyond COVID-19

Gender in the MDB Social Protection Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Six-month countdown to go-live for the Clinical Trials Information System (CTIS)

2020 DNDi Financial and Performance Report

Strengthening youth livelihoods and enterprise innovation in Africa’s digital era

UN creates permanent body to address challenges of racism

Language Is Not A Barrier—It Is An Opportunity To Improve Health Equity Through Education

Meeting registration: HW4All Coalition – Civil Society Briefing – 4th Round of Reporting WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel Aug 11, 2021 04:00 PM in Amsterdam

Jeffrey Sachs’ speech at the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit (full speech)

Despite clearing hurdle public can’t sample GM rice yet

Millions in 23 Hunger Hotspots Face Famine, Death – Report

Syria’s ‘bread crisis’ in graphs

Suburban Living the Worst for Carbon Emissions – New Research