News Flash 480: 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 480

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Lettera aperta al governo Italiano sull’urgenza di proteggere l’Italia e il mondo dalla minaccia nucleare e sulla priorità di aderire al Trattato di proibizione delle armi nucleari (TPNW)

Forthcoming, India: Certificate Course on Public Nutrition, Public Health and Public Policy

Invite to A Webinar on Public Nutrition, Public Health and Public Policy – 21st May 2022

Meeting registration: Launch of the Advocacy on Monetary Policies for Economic Justice CSO Handbook May 23, 2022 01:00 PM in London 

UNIBO: 2021-22 Corso elettivo “Salute globale: determinanti sociali e strategie di primary health care” 06 GIUGNO-16 GIUGNO 2022 dalle 14:00 alle 17:00 Aula Magna Pediatria, situata presso il Policlinico S.Orsola Malpighi, via Massarenti, 9 – Bologna, Pad. 10 Pediatria “G. Gozzadini” Piano Terra (Punto informativo: Pediatria Pad. 13) – Evento in presenza e online

The World Health Assembly: What It Does, Why It Matters

Seventy-fifth World Health Assembly to focus on “Health for Peace, Peace for Health” for recovery and renewal

Watch live WHA75 sessions: The sessions can be watched live on 22-28 May 2022. Recordings will be available in the sidebar listing.

WHO: For a safer, healthier, and fairer world: Results Report, Programme budget 2020–2021

Reflections on Transforming Higher Education for the 21st Century: PART 3 The international One Health for One Planet Education Initiative (1 HOPE) and the ‘Ecological University’by George Lueddeke 

Projections for a Pandemic Future: in Whose Interest? 

WHO and MPP announce agreement with NIH for COVID-19 health technologies

COVAX calls for urgent action to close vaccine equity gap

International regulators and WHO: support healthcare professionals to enhance public confidence in COVID-19 vaccines

WHO validates 11th vaccine for COVID-19

How COVID-19 Created a ‘Watershed’ Moment for Wastewater Surveillance

TRIPS waiver compromise tabled at WTO finds few takers

Global Fund Strategy to Reduce Deaths from AIDS, TB, and Malaria Still Leaves TB Behind

Monkeypox Case in US as Reported Infections Outside Africa Increase Seven-Fold Within Days

Towards insulin for all: operationalising the WHA74 resolution on diabetes

MPP joins ATOM, a new global coalition to increase access to and the use of essential cancer medicines in low and lower middle-income countries

Kenyan fighting FGM crowned world’s best nurse

If you think you know about violence against women in the Middle East, think again!

People’s Health Dispatch Bulletin #25: Nurses of the world face new trials


Almost one billion children and adults with disabilities and older persons in need of assistive technology denied access, according to new report

Multisectoral Nutrition Interventions: Impact and Transitions in Undernutrition, Stunting and Wasting in Children – An Open Experiment in Two Remote Blocks of Karnataka by Veena S Rao, Shalini Rajneesh, Chaya Degaonkar, Hanimi Reddy, S Bharadwaj

Food system transformation must be linked to climate: IFPRI report

Maize shortage ‘biggest issue in Africa’

When the Earth turns to dust: can we save the last of our soil?

Netherlands to ban fossil heating from 2026, make heat pumps mandatory

“Modern” Pollution Sources Kill More People than Ever; Overall Death Toll 9 Million