News Flash 462: 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 462

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


WHO: Public health round-up

Global Health Matters podcast/Navigating digital health waves

2021: a Year in Review through PEAH Contributors’ Takes by Daniele Dionisio 

Webinar registration: The Case for a New Bretton Woods Jan 20, 2022 09:30 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Meeting registration: Decolonising Global Health: What Does It Mean For Asia? Jan 24, 2022 02:00 PM in Singapore

Webinar registration: Our future at stake: The corporate capture of multilateralism Wednesday, January 19, 14.00-15.30 CET

Webinar registration: Beyond the agenda of the WHO Executive Board: People’s realities, determinants of health, democratic governance…. G2H2 meetings, Wednesday 19 January – Friday 2 January 2022

Accelerating Clinical Trials in the EU (ACT EU): for better clinical trials that address patients’ needs

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Update

Preliminary data indicate COVID-19 vaccines remain effective against severe disease and hospitalisation caused by the Omicron variant

EU drug regulator expresses doubt on need for fourth booster dose

Global regulators discuss path towards regulatory alignment on response to Omicron variant

Nose or Throat Swabs? Antigen Tests for Omicron Are Under Examination

Vaccine equity: there is no time to waste

Omicron Infection Curve ‘Staggering’ – 36 Countries Have Vaccinated Less than 10% of Citizens

THE LANCET COVID-19 COMMISSION GLOBAL HEALTH DIPLOMACY AND COOPERATION TASK FORCE Global diplomacy and cooperation in pandemic times: Lessons and recommendations from COVID-19 DECEMBER 2021

BOOK BY THE SOUTH CENTRE, 2022: Vaccines, Medicines and COVID-19 How Can WHO Be Given a Stronger Voice?

Interim Statement on COVID-19 vaccines in the context of the circulation of the Omicron SARS-CoV-2 Variant from the WHO Technical Advisory Group on COVID-19 Vaccine Composition (TAG-CO-VAC)

India Covid: Booster shots start for priority groups as cases surge

A synopsis of current global support for Africa’s vaccine manufacturing roadmap

Bangladesh Produces First Generic of Pfizer’s Antiviral But Indian Company Hits Snag with its Merck Generic

Message for World Leprosy Day 2022

Antibiotic Resistance Could Turn Treatable Conditions Deadly

Unequal coverage of nutrition and health interventions for women and children in seven countries

Building climate-sensitive nutrition programmes

People’s Health Dispatch Bulletin #16: New hope for people-centric healthcare with incoming progressive governments

Achieving sustainable health equity

Covid-19 Disrupts UN & Threatens Potential Cash Crisis in World Body

Conflicts to Watch in 2022, Preventive Priorities Survey Results

World Bank warns of record debt levels in low-income countries

Opinion: Securing land rights is key to fulfilling the COP 26 pact

The Time to Protect Our Oceans is Now

The IMF’s Surveillance Role and Climate Change

‘Acidifying, warming seas affecting seafood supplies’