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In Kansas, Health Care Is Failing Pregnant Women Who Are Refugees

"Appointments were fraught with the silence of uncomfortable providers"

How Congo's 2018 Ebola Outbreak Can Inform the Middle East's Response to COVID-19

Countries in the MENA region can learn from both the successes and failures of past outbreaks in conflict zones

Gender

In Kansas, Health Care Is Failing Pregnant Women Who Are Refugees

"Appointments were fraught with the silence of uncomfortable providers"

Governance

How Congo's 2018 Ebola Outbreak Can Inform the Middle East's Response to COVID-19

Countries in the MENA region can learn from both the successes and failures of past outbreaks in conflict zones

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

Poverty

A Call for Global Solidarity

If COVID-19 has taught anything, it's that we are one world—and a world where many places need money and technical help

Poverty

Rethinking the Future of Global Health

There can be no better time to reimagine our health security based on global cooperation, equity, trust, and solidarity

Urbanization

Coronavirus in East Africa

Disease-induced divisions and challenges to regional blocs are set to deepen in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic

Poverty

Epidemics and Infodemics in the Post-Truth Era, from Ebola to COVID-19

Social media can be a powerful weapon in the post-truth era. Or it can be a catalyst for the next global health disaster

Poverty

Where WASH Figures in the COVID-19 Fight

Hard-sought health security in sub-Saharan Africa should build on WASH programs, which are already proven to save lives

Poverty

Tentative Victory Against Ebola in Eastern Congo

Success against Ebola through quarantines, contact-tracing, and good hygiene bodes well for future response to COVID-19

Urbanization

Getting WASH into Health Care Facilities: An Urgent Global Health Need

Will the UN’s prioritization of clean water, sanitation and hand washing in health care facilities finally breed action?

Gender

Gender and the Coronavirus Outbreak

Gender inequities make outbreaks worse, so why not integrate gender analysis into the response now to help save lives?