Dear Global Health community, here is this week's press review:
What are the 5 most important things that the UN is doing to improve global health? (World Economic Forum, September 22, 2023)
> Some 4.5 billion people, more than half the global population, do not have enough access to essential health services, an issue that world leaders and ministers will tackle at a series of high-level meetings at the UN this week.
UN High Level Meeting Approves ‘Historic’ but Non-Binding Declaration on Pandemic Preparedness and Response (Health Policy Watch, September 20, 2023)
> A long-awaited political declaration by United Nations (UN) member states on more effective pandemic preparedness and response was approved at a High-Level Meeting (HLM) on Wednesday – without the anticipated political objections raised by 11 member states including Russia in a letter to the global body earlier in the week.
How climate change makes global health issues harder to solve (GAVI, September 21, 2023)
> Human health is deeply linked to planetary health. As climate change harms the planet, we too are harmed. But it is possible to break the link, experts say.