News Flash 454: 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 454

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Webinar registration: Global civil society workshop on public services Nov 30, 2021 01:00 PM in Universal Time UTC

Webinar registration: Digital Colonialism: A Discussion Dec 2, 2021 03:00 PM in Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update

International organizations, vaccine manufacturers take stock of COVID-19 vaccine roll out, share views for 2022

Coronavirus: Commission approves contract with Valneva to secure a new potential vaccine

Call for Applications | Online course on “The Struggle for Health and Access to Covid-19 Medical Products” Three-week course starting from December 1, 2021 Last date to apply is November 12, 2021

Online event 23 November 2021: Launch of the book The Politics of Making Vaccines

COVID-19: EMA recommends authorisation of two monoclonal antibody medicines

COVID-19: EMA and Heads of Medicines Agencies update on molnupiravir

Supercharging New Viral Variants: The Dangers Of Molnupiravir (Part 1)

Harming Those Who Receive It: The Dangers Of Molnupiravir (Part 2)

New Report Predicts 2.4°C Warming as COP26 Negotiators Race to Reach Climate Agreement – ‘Health’ Missing from Draft

Climate Justice and Health Equity: International Conference on Climate Emergency and Health Tuesday 23 November 2021 – online Wednesday 24 November 2021 – online and at the ITM, Campus Rochus, Antwerp

COP26: Today’s Outcomes

COP26 online

COP26 live: SciDev.Net reports from UN climate talks

ODI: Our thoughts on COP26 – Rolling insight

Tackling the Root Causes of Climate Change. If Not Now, WHEN? by George Lueddeke 


COP26: Climate Action in Agribusiness Could Reduce Emissions by up to 7 per Cent

Fifty Countries Commit to ‘greening’ their healthcare systems at COP26

‘Greenwashing’ fears hang over COP26 pledges

Health Impacts of Climate Change Grab Eyeballs at COP26, But Lack of Finance Continues to be Major Issue

Climate Finance Is the Elephant in the Room at COP26

UN and partners launch climate-focused ETF

COP26 action on fossils undermined by corporate courts

Zero emission vehicle declaration disappoints as manufacturers, countries abstain

Reforming IMF Conditionality to Help Boost Social Spending

Caring For Profit: A new research project by the European Network of Corporate Observatories explores the privatisation of hospitals and nursing homes in Europe

Tinnitus: is It a Lifelong Companion / a Foe for Life or does It have a Promising Future? by Tanushree Mondal

WHO, UNICEF launch new polio vaccination campaign in Afghanistan

Global progress against measles threatened amidst COVID-19 pandemic