Back to Basics After COVID-19
Investing in Primary Care Now Will Prepare the U.S. for the Next Pandemic
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Bridging Health Gaps With Inclusive Urbanization
To tackle health disparities, the global health community must promote inclusive urbanization
COVID-19 Shows Us It's Time to Tackle Obesity and Overweight
Lessons and cautionary tales from the anti-smoking movement show us a way to move forward
Data in Global Health
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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.
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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.
The Myth of South Asian Exceptionalism
South Asia's young population conceals the effects that COVID-19 has on its older and more vulnerable people
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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How to Prevent the Next Pandemic
Early global and national lessons of COVID-19 are already being used to plot a path to preventing the next pandemic.
As Coronavirus Infections Rise in Europe, So Do Travel Restrictions
The European Union aims to bring order to a growing patchwork of travel rules.
When the U.S. and China Fight, It Is the Environment That Suffers
The Trump administration’s moves to decouple the two economies means less leverage over Beijing’s green policies.
Preparing for the Next Pandemic, With Sylvia Mathews Burwell
Sylvia Mathews Burwell, president of American University, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.