News Flash 540: 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 540

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


UN High Level Meeting Approves ‘Historic’ but Non-Binding Declaration on Pandemic Preparedness and Response

MSF statement on UN pandemic preparedness meeting and declaration

MSF reaction statement to UNHLM PPPR declaration

WHO welcomes historic commitment by world leaders for greater collaboration, governance and investment to prevent, prepare for and respond to future pandemics

Reform, climate, and prevention: Three key themes as UNGA kicks off

UN, Still Living in the 1940s, Urgently in Need of Reforms

Reform, climate, and prevention: Three key themes as UNGA kicks off

UN, Still Living in the 1940s, Urgently in Need of Reforms

World Leaders Warn Sustainable Development Goals Are in Peril

Looming deadline puts pressure on slow pandemic treaty negotiations

Halfway to 2030: Our 5 Asks at the SDG Summit

Giornate fiesolane di politica sanitaria – 6-8 settembre 2023 – Documentazione

Data Is Essential to Navigating an Era of Pandemics

What to Know About the Updated COVID-19 Vaccine for Fall/Winter 2023

Spikevax: EMA recommends approval of adapted COVID-19 vaccine targeting Omicron XBB.1.5

Afrigen presents Advances in mRNA Vaccine Technology for Global Health

The long and winding road to ensure affordable access to a key TB drug

TB test price reduction by Cepheid and Danaher is an important step in the right direction

From TRIPS to PPR: Addressing Intellectual Property Barriers on Lifesaving Medical Products

Six Recommendations to Improve the Market for Antimicrobials

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Delinkage embedded in the three UN Political Declarations on PPPR, tuberculosis, and universal health coverage

Quality of medicines in Sri Lanka: a retrospective review of safety alerts

Nigeria: ‘Nigeria Has Second Highest Stillbirth Rate in the World’

UNHCR, WHO warn of deteriorating health conditions as 1,200 children die of suspected measles, malnutrition in Sudan

Sudan: FAO launches emergency response plan to protect and restore agricultural livelihoods amid conflict

Rising Food, Energy Prices Fuel Cost of Living Crisis in Africa

Why Root Crops Are the Future of Food Security in Africa


Modern slavery in the United Kingdom: The illegal migration act risks undermining efforts to combat exploitation

Embodiment of caste: Decoding the underlying mechanisms of health inequity in India

Billions left behind on the path to Universal Health Coverage

Breaking barriers: overcoming challenges in telepsychiatry in a tribal population

Climate change impeding fight against AIDS, TB and malaria

Rockefeller Foundation boosts climate funding to $1 billion over five years

European Battle for Air Quality Heats Up as EU Parliament Votes to Toughen Rules

Mother Earth Speaks! Let’s listen

What is COP28 and why is it important? Explaining the key issues at the COP28 summit in Dubai

France used 10% less electricity last winter – three valuable lessons in fighting climate change