News Flash 477: 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 477

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Informal WHA75 pre-meeting for Member States, non-State actors in official relations and the Secretariat during 11 April to 6 May 2022

Health Policy and Planning: Call for abstracts: Rethinking External Assistance for Health

WHO: World Immunization Week 2022 – 24 to 30 April

European Immunization Week 2022: Statement by Executive Director Emer Cooke – Why vaccines contribute to a “Long Life for All”

Audio Interview: Communicating Covid-19 Science

The Dilemma of Vaccine ‘Charity’ vs Building Africa’s Production Capacity

MSF calls on Moderna to transfer mRNA vaccine technology without further delay

WHO recommends Pfizer’s COVID-19 pill, but poor nations may lack access

We’re about to make the same mistake with COVID treatments that we did with vaccines, WHO says

Transparency urged to raise COVID-19 vaccine uptake

COVID-19 testing sees massive decline, leaving countries vulnerable

G20 agrees to set up global pandemic preparedness fund

Democratic Republic of Congo declares new Ebola outbreak in Mbandaka

UNICEF and WHO warn of ‘perfect storm’ of conditions for measles outbreaks, affecting children

World Malaria Day Bulletin: A message from TDR Director

J&J Teams up with African Centre to Find New Drugs to Address Antimicrobial Resistance

Protecting noncommunicable disease prevention policy in trade and investment agreements

Food environment and diabetes mellitus in South Asia: A geospatial analysis of health outcome data

Facilitating global access to diabetes treatments for non-EU patients


How are war crimes prosecuted?

Q&A: Women locked in care cycle as COVID-19 diverts funds

PREPARE Survey Data Release: Monitoring the Impact of COVID-19 on Children’s Education

Vulnerable Ukrainian children at risk of illegal adoption

Two Months after the Start of the War, Food Insecurity Continues to Grow

Croatia racing to mitigate impact of Ukraine war on agrifood sector

Colonialism: why leading climate scientists have finally acknowledged its link with climate change

Three start-up ideas for a circular economy

Establishing the National Institute for Research in Environmental Health, India

Asia’s coastal cities ‘sinking faster than sea level-rise’

Record-breaking Heatwaves in India and Pakistan Affect Over Billion People

Landmark UN Report Issues Stark call for Sustainable Land Management to Save Human Health