Childhood Diseases

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A U.S.-European Measles Moment

The unfortunate return of a potentially fatal virus can be blamed on one thing 

The WHO's Unheralded Role in Surgery

Why does the WHO matter? Its global health coordination makes surgical care more affordable and effective for everyone

Food

Children, Hunger, Stress, and Coronavirus

We need to identify at-risk U.S. children and expand safety nets worldwide to keep kids fed, immunized, and looked after

Gender

Data for Contraceptive Security Decision-Making

Newly launched interactive visualization tool will help measure and track access to contraceptives and guide programs

Urbanization

Shifting Front Lines in West Africa

Leveraging community health promoters to protect vulnerable populations against COVID- 19 and other threats in Nigeria

Governance

Why the WHO?

The World Health Organization is essential to convening scientific experts and the world’s best thinking on COVID-19

Governance

Diagnostic Gaps in Global Health

Lack of diagnostic capacity in primary care impacts patient outcomes, damages health systems, and lowers health security

Governance

Vaccine Hesitancy, an Escalating Danger in Africa

Called one of the ten main threats to global health by WHO, vaccine hesitancy is pervasive, misinformed, and contagious

Governance

In Global Health, What’s Past Is Prologue

The global health community cannot jury-rig its way to the future and requires fresh thinking to address new challenges