Health Care Systems

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Health Care in Africa: The Challenges of Innovating at the Interface of the Public and Private Sectors

An interview with Bright Simons, technology innovator, development activist, and social entrepreneur

A Tale of Two Countries During COVID-19

India and the Philippines have seen parallel health system challenges during the pandemic

Governance

The Politics of Primary Health Care

A Q & A with health leaders from Costa Rica and Thailand

Governance

Nurses Will Lead Health-Care Teams Out of the Pandemic

Interprofessional collaboration will play an important role in mitigating the global health workforce crisis

Urbanization

One Year From the Front Lines of COVID-19 in New York City

Frontline providers found a solution to communication breakdown during the pandemic: talking to each other

Governance

The Long Road to Universal Health Coverage

President-Elect Joe Biden's team can learn from other democracies on how to move the needle on universal health coverage

Poverty

The Double Threat of COVID-19 in Africa

Deaths from health-care disruptions due to COVID-19 are almost certain to outnumber deaths from the coronavirus itself

Poverty

Scaling up Surgery and Anesthesia, Post-Coronavirus

Expanding access to surgery and anesthesia globally would be a win–win for health security and universal health coverage

Governance

Big Data Requires Big Thinking on Data Governance

We need concrete guidelines now to secure data privacy and address missing data, missed use of data, and misuse of data

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

Trade

Back to Basics After COVID-19

Investing in Primary Care Now Will Prepare the U.S. for the Next Pandemic

Governance

National Security Risks and the American Weak Link

We should address U.S. investment choices in Public Health Infrastructure and Universal Health Care after COVID-19

Poverty

Who Gets What and Why?

Countries need informed decision-making through health technology assessment to allocate resources during the pandemic

Gender

Falling Through the Cracks: COVID-19 and the Rise of Maternal Deaths in Africa

Africa’s unified pandemic response has saved lives, but reduced access to routine services puts women’s health in danger