Community Health

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Religion and Childrens' Health in Nigeria

The medical, legal, and ethical issues when children of Jehovah's Witnesses need blood transfusions

Letting Omicron Loose

A look at vulnerabilities in health-care capacity in China 

Governance

Three Years In

As India approaches the third anniversary of COVID, Ramanan Laxminarayan takes the temperature of the country's health

Aging

The Quest for Social Connection and Well-Being

Scientists have been slow at developing strategies that measure and promote well-being within communities

Poverty

Growing Beyond Cultural Barriers in Guatemala

How a young Maya woman is helping other women in her community blossom, one garden at a time

Governance

COVID-19: A Wake-Up Call to Africa for Investing in Responsive and Resilient Health-Care Systems

How COVID-19 is highlighting the importance of investing in countries' health-care systems

Governance

COVID-19—A Review of Community Participation

Citizen participation can reduce damages caused by the pandemic and—crucially—help identify a sustainable path forward

Governance

The Unpaid Debt of Underinvestment in Public Health

Limited progress on the social determinants of health has left populations in Kenya and elsewhere vulnerable to COVID-19

Poverty

We Need a Greater Commitment to Community Health

Community health care should be enshrined in national and local budgets, similar to education and other health spending

Governance

COVID-19 Highlights the Need for Community Health

Turning the tide on the pandemic and achieving greater global health security demands stronger community health systems