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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

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

Aging

Age in the Age of COVID-19

Ageism and the opportunity to be different

Governance

What Happens When COVID-19 Ends?

The pandemic has exposed cracks in our health-care systems, shortsightedness of human interests, and poor public policy

Poverty

Coronavirus in Zimbabwe

The country is facing an unprecedented public health catastrophe—and action is required to prevent more needless deaths

Aging

Coronavirus in Toronto—Lessons Lost on a Second SARS

The city's COVID-19 response is strongly informed by the experience of the earlier outbreak—but by no means exceptional

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

Gender

Caring for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence in Afghanistan

Health workers can treat, speak up for, seek justice for, and empower survivors of gender-based violence