News Flash 463: 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 463

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Application for Intern, Global Health Programme Chatam House (closing date January 31st, 2022)

Meeting registration: 24-29 January 2022: EB TODAY, Civil society lounge (or call it “executive boardwalk) during the 150th session of the WHO Executive Board

Announcement: WFPHA GLOBAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK 4-8 April 2022

Meeting registration: Workshop DIH Be-cause health – Decolonising global health Jan 27, 2022 02:00 PM in Paris

African continent experiences shortest COVID-19 wave


Israel Finds Fourth COVID Booster is Ineffective, While Hospitalised Omicron Patients Fare Much Better Than Delta Patients

COVID-19: latest safety data provide reassurance about use of mRNA vaccines during pregnancy

One Size Doesn’t Fit All: COVID-19 Vaccines and Immunocompromised Patients

COVID program delivers 1 billion doses to poorer countries

FIND VACCINE NOW Platform: Covid Vaccine Near Me by Syed Ahmad

COVID-19 Vaccine Inequity Represents the ‘Complete Collapse of Global Solidarity’, World Economic Forum Told 

How do we ensure better equity in testing for COVID-19?

WHO approves two new Covid-19 treatments

MSF responds to latest WHO recommendation for a COVID-19 therapeutic, baricitinib

An Update on Convalescent Plasma for COVID-19

Inequality a factor in 21,000 deaths per day, says Oxfam

France Approves COVID-19 Vaccine Pass Law, Joins Other EU Countries With COVID Fines and Mandates

Wealth of world’s 10 richest men doubled in pandemic, Oxfam says

How COVID has made education an urgent humanitarian issue

COVID-19 vaccine uptake ‘a matter of words’


Adolescents Left Behind Global AIDS Response – Experts

More People Die of Antibiotic-Resistant ‘Superbugs’ Than HIV/AIDS In 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa Worst Affected

Suicide increasing amongst Europe’s youth, governments underprepared

Strengthening Patient-Centered Addiction And Mental Health Care In The United States

Menstrual health is a public health and human rights issue

La salute dei migranti

Sanzioni economiche e salute

Fix the Common Framework for Debt Before It Is Too Late

Undercurrents: The US-China rivalry in an age of crisis

Q&A: Urban farms, insects, key in battle against hunger

UN Secretary General António Guterres Calls for ‘New Global Deal’ on Debt Relief, Climate and Health

ICRC launches new fund to boost climate action in its humanitarian programmes