News Flash 524: 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

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News Flash 524

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


The WHO’s 75th anniversary: WHO at a pivotal moment in history

Cape Town Statement on Fostering Research Integrity Through the Promotion of Fairness, Equity, and Diversity

Boost for developing nations as mRNA technology hub moves to the next phase in South Africa

Audio Interview: Preparing for the Next Pandemic

The G20 Needs to Address the Lack of Coordination in the Global Vaccine Supply Chain for Pandemic Preparedness

Will ‘open-source’ vaccines narrow the inequality gap exposed by Covid?

Global partners announce a new effort – “The Big Catch-up” – to vaccinate millions of children and restore immunization progress lost during the pandemic

Africa: Millions of Children Deprived of Life-Saving Vaccinations Amid Covid Pandemic, Misinformation Surge

Gavi and donors must expand vaccine supply to catch up children up to age five

Not recommended fixed-dose antibiotic combinations in low- and middle-income countries – the example of Tanzania

Publication demonstrates how equitable deals for access to medicines can be signed with pharmaceutical industry

Regulating India’s generic drugs is a life or death problem for Africa

Guaifenesin: WHO issues alert over another India-made cough syrup

European Health Union: Commission proposes pharmaceuticals reform for more accessible, affordable and innovative medicines

MSF responds to European Commission’s proposal to revise EU’s pharma legislation

TDR April 2023 Newsletter: World Malaria Day Bulletin

Africa to Manufacture New Malaria Vaccine?

WHO urges increased implementation of recommended tools to combat malaria

Eliminating Malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa: Can Vaccines and Strong Health Systems Reignite the Fight?

MSF demands J&J give up its patent monopoly on TB drug to put lives over profits

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People’s Health Dispatch Bulletin #48: How to stop the brain drain?


More than 90 charities unite behind a powerful call on party leaders to guarantee essentials for low-income households amid rising hardship

How foreign aid supported anti-LGBTQ+ advocates in Uganda

Humanitarian aid needs an overhaul to address hunger crisis: Report

Workshop: Engaging Women in Nature-Based Solutions to Improve Livelihood, Ecosystem Conservation; Resilience to Climate Change and Peace Building in Bugesera; Rwanda  by Innocent Musore 

How Can We Fight Complacency Around Climate Change? Focus on Human Health

European Green Deal: New EU-Norway Green Alliance to deepen cooperation on climate, environment, energy and clean industry

Now Europeans Learn What Climate Extremes Are All About

Local Innovations Key to Meeting Challenges of the Climate Crisis

Can potatoes help to counter climate-fueled hunger in Africa?