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In South Africa, Much More Than an Investment in HIV

Quarraisha Abdool Karim, UNAIDS special ambassador for adolescents and HIV, on "building one house" for health

PEPFAR in a Global Democratic Recession

At age twenty, PEPFAR's continued success depends on weathering an illiberal wave worldwide

Environment

PEPFAR Meets Climate Change

Another president's emergency plan for another global health crisis

Governance

PEPFAR's Twentieth Anniversary Might Be Its Last

Proposed changes to the mold-breaking program could break it for good

Migration

How Shepherds Access Health Care in Lesotho

Hurdles and innovations for nomadic and semi-nomadic people

Poverty

Expanding Mobile Medical Care to Fight Hunger

In Somalia, addressing malnutrition and infectious disease together

Governance

In Africa, Open Biologics and Tech Transfer Pave the Way for Local Vaccine Manufacturing

How the development of Africa's first home-grown mRNA COVID-19 vaccine could shape the future of vaccine innovation

Aging

Eight Billion and Counting

The world's population is on the verge of hitting eight billion people, and advances in health are behind the increase

Governance

Africa: Ready to Respond

The changing story of a vulnerable continent better prepared to respond to pandemics

Governance

Monkeypox in Nigeria

Nigeria's battered health infrastructure is ill-equipped to handle a surge in monkeypox cases

Governance

Unvaccinated in Nigeria and Still Waiting on a Jab

Scaling up COVID-19 antivirals to fight new variants is now more important than ever

Governance

Inside the Lab that Identified Omicron

For years Botswana's scientists have been on the cutting-edge of research

Governance

Transforming Freetown After War

An interview with Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, mayor of Sierra Leone's capital city