News Flash 528: Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges

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News Flash 528

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


World Health Assembly Closes Session with Biggest Challenge Still Looming

The World Won’t Be Safer With a Fragmented Global Health System

Never Again – Until Next Time? Push to Pandemic-Proof the World as Political Will Wanes

MSF welcomes important resolution at World Health Assembly to strengthen countries’ disease testing capacity

WHA Approves Resolution on Rehabilitation; Fake Medicines and Disability Among Other Action Points

Resolution on Health of Indigenous Peoples Approved by WHA

WHA Gives a Go Ahead to the Global Health for Peace Initiative

Landmark Resolution on Chemical Pollution Passes World Health Assembly

Stronger Global Roadmap to Tackle NCDs is Finally Passed

With polio eradication in sight, WHA fears setbacks

DNDi Event: Accelerating universal health coverage with inclusive new tools

World No Tobacco Day 2023 Grow food, not tobacco

Stop harmful tobacco farming, grow food instead: WHO

Physical and mental health must be treated the same: experts at WHA

WHO target product profiles to shape global research and development

The Remaking of WHO Finances: WHO Could Become the First UN Agency to go the Replenishment Way; Countries Assert Their Role In Defining Health Emergencies Architecture

Where’s the Credit? Single Parents, Universal Credit and Mental Health

Global regulators agree on way forward to adapt COVID-19 vaccines to emerging variants

Benin: Meet the Woman Whose Study of Insects Helps Prevent Neglected Tropical Diseases

The international scandal of defective asparaginase: A blight on children with cancer

Academic development of medicines – a path to solving unmet medical needs

What could change in the fight against medicine shortages in Europe?

Will transparency of R&D costs lead to more affordable medicines?

Human rights: Food for an unfairly imposed thought ‘HR and UN reform 2’

Taliban Guidelines for Women’s Work ‘Nearly Complete’

Women in Indian prisons denied menstrual products despite rules

Uganda enacts harsh anti-LGBTQ law including death penalty

Migration can be a source of prosperity all countries, but only when it benefits migrants themselves

Reducing health inequalities through general practice

AI crop predictor aids Africa’s crisis planning

Air Pollution Advocates Say Time to Act Is Now

Carbon Tax: A Surprisingly Simple Contribution to Fight Climate Change

Brazil to host COP30 climate summit in the Amazon in 2025

The elephant in the room: How to restore Europe’s nature

Climate Carnage: Things Can Only Get Worse