News Flash 569: 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 569

Weekly Snapshot of Public Health Challenges


Restoring Broken Human Deal  by Juan Garay 

IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings 2024 – Piecemeal ‘solutions’ to shore up countries hit by crises will not help in the long run

People’s Health Dispatch Bulletin #74: People’s Health Assembly rallies for peace as a means to Health for All

Dominica joins other Caribbean islands in striking down laws prohibiting gay sex

29 June 2024 conference: International movement building to combat the global health workforce crisis

Public–Private engagement and health systems resilience in times of health worker strikes: a Ghanaian case study

HRR 720 Human rights: Food for a unifying thought ‘Coalescing for HR’

Think Change episode 45: the politics of hunger – can famine in Gaza and Sudan be stopped?

UK passes law to send asylum seekers to Rwanda after months of wrangling

Afghan Women’s Voices Stifled as Taliban Tightens Media Controls

EU adopts first directive combatting violence against women

Commission’s recommendation calls for better protection of children from violence

It’s all connected: Gender Justice for Planetary Health – including at national and local level

European Medicines Agency makes recommendations to improve supply of critical medicines

As Danaher reports quarterly earnings and increased market share for Cepheid’s GeneXpert medical tests, MSF calls on corporation to drop all test prices to $5 for low- and middle-income countries

Colombia issues first-ever compulsory license, a landmark step for expanding access to affordable HIV treatment

The Kissing Bug Doctors of Florida

WHO prequalifies new oral simplified vaccine for cholera

Study Finds Adult Vaccination Programs Deliver 19x Returns

The response to substandard and falsified medical products in francophone sub-Saharan African countries: weaknesses and opportunities

Reviving use of local seeds in African farming

Microplastics are everywhere — we need to understand how they affect human health

Negotiations on global plastic treaty to resume in Canada

Urgent Global Action Is Essential To Stop Wave of Plastic Pollution

To Protect Human Health, We Must Protect the Earth’s Health

Climate change to wreck global income by 2050, study shows

Asia Is Warming Faster Than the Global Average, Warns WMO

Rich Nation Hypocrisy Accelerating Global Heating

Climate change: A driver of increasing vector-borne disease transmission in non-endemic areas

Quakes do not kill people, bad buildings do