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Japan's Olympic-Size Gamble on COVID-19

The summer games host is only on the third leg of its pandemic relay

Tokyo Olympics Health Measures Are a Game Changer

Olympic champion-turned public health expert Tara Kirk Sell on COVID-fighting plans at the summer games

Governance

Southeast Asia Needs Its Own CDC

COVID-19 is a baptism by fire and highlights the need for an effective, durable disease control authority in the region

Poverty

COVID-19 Highlights the Need for Universal Health Coverage

Universal health coverage is achievable for all countries—and in the aftermath of the pandemic, it should be implemented

Aging

Lessons From an Aging Asia

How will demographic shifts affect workforce, health care, gender equality, disaster response, and societal well-being?

Governance

How to Tackle Global Problems in an Age of Populism

Appetites for investment do exist today to define achievable goals, apply effective tools, and solve global challenges

Aging

Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number—Except When it Comes to Health

In some parts of the world, forty is the new seventy

Trade

Southeast Asia’s Big Export to the World: Health Professionals

What long-term effect will the brain drain have on SE Asia, on top of a current shortfall of 700,000 doctors and nurses?

Governance

The Global Experience of Gun Control

Firearm Deaths, including suicides, are averted when treated as a public health problem—so why not in the United States?