Low- and Middle-Income Countries

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Wanted: One Billion Booster Shots

What the COVID-19 booster shot debate means for global vaccine access

How Relevant Is COVAX to Middle-Income Countries?

The scramble for COVID-19 vaccines in middle-income countries

Governance

The Urgent Need to Better Monitor Vaccine Safety in the Real World

The colossal undertaking of global vaccine rollout is facing another gargantuan challenge: monitoring their safety

Governance

We Must Let a Million Flowers Bloom

For India to thrive, the voluntary, non-governmental organization sector must survive

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

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

Trade

Vaccine Nationalism and Africa

African Union calls for a “People's Vaccine” as African Academy of Sciences begins mapping local clinical trials sites

Poverty

The WHO's Unheralded Role in Surgery

Why does the WHO matter? Its global health coordination makes surgical care more affordable and effective for everyone

Trade

A New Way to Drive COVID-19 Vaccine Development

How a "benefit-based advance market commitment" could build on existing Gavi COVAX and EU Joint Procurement initiatives

Gender

Data for Contraceptive Security Decision-Making

Newly launched interactive visualization tool will help measure and track access to contraceptives and guide programs