Falling Through the Cracks: COVID-19 and the Rise of Maternal Deaths in Africa
Africa’s unified pandemic response has saved lives, but reduced access to routine services puts women’s health in danger
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Racism as a Public Health Crisis
Interview with Minneapolis City Council Vice President Andrea Jenkins on the intersection of race, health, and COVID-19
A New Way to Drive COVID-19 Vaccine Development
How a "benefit-based advance market commitment" could build on existing Gavi COVAX and EU Joint Procurement initiatives
Data in Global Health
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4 out of 5
Four in every five COVID-19-related deaths in Canada have been linked to long-term care and retirement homes
As of early June, the entire country of Malawi had only seventeen ventilators and twenty-five intensive care beds.
1 in 3
One in three women—some 1.3 billion women and girls worldwide—experiences gender-based violence over her lifetime
Vietnam has only seen 369 cases and 0 deaths, astounding numbers for a country of 96.1 million people
In Washington DC, some 75 percent of those who died of coronavirus were Black Americans
Between May 15 and May 22, COVID-19 testing capacity in Wuhan increased more than 13-fold, from 11,400 to 1.5 million te
Chinese factories supply 70 percent of active ingredients for India’s generic drug manufacturers, which supply the world
More than 80% of people in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa have no social protections against illness or unemployment
In Sub-Saharan Africa alone, community health is underfunded by an estimated $2 billion every year
Series: Coronavirus Knows No BordersSee all in series
This series explores how COVID-19 is unfolding in places like Argentina, Canada, Ecuador, India, Iran, Kenya, Lebanon, Nigeria, Malawi, the Navajo Nation, Russia, Samoa, Taiwan, South Korea, Sweden, Ukraine, the United States, Yemen, and Zimbabwe—and in regions across Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and Europe.
Vaccine Nationalism and Africa
African Union calls for a “People's Vaccine” as African Academy of sciences begins mapping local clinical trials sites
Expanding Health-Care Access in Times of Coronavirus
Health and wellness centers have expanded access to primary health-care services in Punjab, India—even in the pandemic
In Africa’s COVID-19 Response, Strive, Don’t Settle
Broad and equitable health systems could finally be within reach for African countries—closer than the world realizes
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A Vaccine Alone Won’t Stop COVID-19. We Also Need a Trusted Plan For It
Safe and effective vaccines represent the most effective way to restore the health and economic security disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
What Values and Priorities Mean for Health Reform
If we want to improve our health care system, we must confront the difficult trade-offs inherent in the allocation of limited resources.
Stillbirth Rate Rises Dramatically During Pandemic
Researchers stress need for antenatal care, as emerging data link disrupted pregnancy services to increase in stillbirths.
America’s Political Immune System Is Overreacting to China
A smart rethink, not disengagement, is needed.