News Flash 465: 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 465

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Meeting registration: Intersessional check-in “WHA AHEAD”: 30 March 2022

Guest Editorial: WHO under DG Tedros – The Last Five Years by Priti Patnaik and KM Gupakumar

EB150: Statement of Knowledge Ecology International (KEI on the Global strategy and plan of action on public health, innovation and intellectual property

Non-state Actors Seek More Inclusion at WHO

MSF 150th EB Statement about non-State actors in WHO’s governing system

Executive Board Meeting Ends with Concerns about WHO’s Sustainability and Board´s Ability to Govern Efficiently

PhRMA targets WHO, WIPO, WTO, UNDP, UNCTAD, and Unitaid, and WTO in comments to the USTR’s Special 301 report for 2022

WHO reveals huge problem of COVID-19 waste

UNAIDS report: Holding the line: communities as first responders to COVID-19 and emerging health threats

In Unusual Move, US FDA Invites Pfizer to Request COVID-19 Vaccine Approval for Infants and Toddlers

Even More Safety and Effectiveness Data for COVID-19 Vaccines for Children

Audio Interview: Studying Long Covid

DNDi: World NTD Day 2022                                     

World NTD Day Bulletin: A message from TDR Director

World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day: WHO calls for equitable health services for all

Health Brief: The HPV vaccine moral dilemma

Scientists Identify Promising Transmission Chain-Breaker in the Fight Against Malaria

100–100–100: a new, ambitious treatment target to end the HIV and hepatitis C epidemics

Public health priorities for India

OXFAM: Inequality kills. The unparalleled action needed to combat unprecedented inequality in the wake of COVID-19

Health crises in fragile states need urgent attention

Corporate takeover of multilateralism deals more blows to right to health

Court-Issued Fines And Fees Frequently Undermine Health Equity

The AU and the EU: Potential for a New Humanitarian Partnership

Virtue Ethics in the Healthcare Practice: Reflection Note by Florence Gune

Overwhelmed cities look to solve their plastic problem

Public Health, Climate Change and Strategic Litigation: Building a Powerful Alliance between Public Health Practitioners, Communities, and Legal Advocates by David Patterson

EU puts green label for nuclear and gas officially on the table

EU Taxonomy: Commission presents Complementary Climate Delegated Act to accelerate decarbonisation

Damaged Natural Infrastructure Exacerbates Urban Flooding in Brazil

Meeting climate goals won’t save corals — study

Q&A: COP27 will be crucial for Africa – Wanjira Mathai