News Flash 469: 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 469

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


New Studies Contend: Wuhan Market Animals, Not Laboratory, First Infected Humans with SARS-COV2

Global Public Investment for Pandemic Preparedness and Response January 2022

Expanding Global Research Capabilities to Prepare for Future Pandemics

Can Negotiations at the World Health Organization Lead to a Just Framework for the Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Pandemics as Global Public Goods?

The next pandemic – when could it be?

In a Pandemic, Put the Last Mile First

How should the post-pandemic world look like? How to ensure everyone’s right to a healthier life? PHM, with support from @PMACONFERENCE , tries to find answers in this short-film trilogy

Work and worker health in the post-pandemic world: a public health perspective


WHO updates its treatment guidelines to include molnupiravir

COVID-19: The current system of innovation, manufacturing and allocation does not result in health for all

Market mechanisms cannot be the solution to global health threats

The COVID-19 pandemic: choosing between public health and civil rights

Health workers ‘given incentives’ to push baby formula

EU calls for stronger cooperation to fight rare diseases

Russia invades Ukraine, wheat woes, and lessons on the nexus: The Cheat Sheet

Dangerously low medical oxygen supplies in Ukraine due to crisis, warn WHO Director-General and WHO Regional Director for Europe

Russian doctors, nurses, and paramedics demand an end to hostilities in Ukraine, BMJ 2022

WHO Warns of ‘Humanitarian Catastrophe’ as it Releases $3.5 Million in Aid to Ukraine

UNHCR mobilizing to aid forcibly displaced in Ukraine and neighbouring countries

Ukraine emergency: latest updates (WHO)

Ukraine: EU coordinating emergency assistance and steps up humanitarian aid

Ukraine: Commission proposes temporary protection for people fleeing war in Ukraine and guidelines for border checks

How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will worsen global hunger

Policy Changes To Address Racial/Ethnic Inequities In Patient Safety

3 years on, Haitians displaced by IDB project await land compensation

“Not even close”: healthy transport in European cities is still a dream, not reality

Climate change governance and the “health security” dilemma in the Global South

Pacific Islanders: Failure to Commit to 1.5 Degrees at COP27 will Imperil the World’s Oceans

IPCC Sixth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

Half The World’s Population Lives in Climate ‘Danger Zones’ with Health and Lives at Risk

Tax windfall profits of energy firms to raise money for green investments, EU to tell countries

African Governments Urged to Support Plastic Pollution Solutions

Lack of early warning systems ‘leave millions at risk’