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How 9/11 Transformed Aid and Global Health Programs in Fragile States

A conversation with global governance expert Stewart M. Patrick

From Synergies to Tragedies: 9/11, Terrorism, and Pathogenic Threats

After the 9/11 and anthrax attacks, efforts to mesh counterterrorism and public health have failed

Governance

The Afghanistan Disaster and U.S. Foreign Policy on Global Health

The Taliban's triumph has terrible implications for past, present, and future U.S. foreign policy on global health

Poverty

South Asia Needs a New Playbook (Now) to Stop the Coronavirus Catastrophe

COVID-19 offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to correct years of health security neglect and chronic under-investment

Gender

Caring for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence in Afghanistan

Health workers can treat, speak up for, seek justice for, and empower survivors of gender-based violence

Gender

Dual Pandemics: Coronavirus and Gender-Based Violence

With violence doubling in some places, women bear the brunt of COVID-19—lessons from Rwanda for a post-pandemic world

Migration

Coronavirus in South Asia Takes Hold as April Arrives

Density of crowds in India and Pakistan is thwarting social distancing measures as mass unemployment looms across region

Governance

Coronavirus in South Asia

Pakistan counts up, India locks down, Nepal and Bhutan close, Sri Lanka imposes curfews, and Bangladesh nears shutdown

Governance

Dr. Tom Frieden on the Politics of Epidemics

Health protection can fight disease, reduce economic losses, and save lives

Poverty

A Tribute to Peter Salama, a Champion of People in Fragile States and War-Torn Places

Original director of WHO Health Emergencies Program, he fought against Ebola and for Universal Health Coverage worldwide