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The Pandemic That Never Went Away

Reflections on the cholera outbreak in Nigeria

U.S. Monkeypox Case Contained

But strong international partnerships are needed to keep the virus from spreading in the future

Urbanization

The Africa We Want: Protecting Health and Livelihood

Deepening economic integration to boost intra-African trade requires an equal investment in public health structures

Governance

Human Rights and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Governments have an obligation to guarantee the continued protection of the public's rights during and after a 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

Poverty

Poverty's Albatross—Nigeria in Mid-Century

Solving Nigeria's poverty problem will be complex—there are no silver bullets—but it's key to reducing poverty in Africa

Governance

What We Ask About Coronavirus in Africa

Search query data from 21 African countries reveal public perceptions, gaps in knowledge, and opportunities to educate

Urbanization

Shifting Front Lines in West Africa

Leveraging community health promoters to protect vulnerable populations against COVID- 19 and other threats in Nigeria

Governance

Coronavirus in Nigeria: A Case for Community Engagement

Nigerians should have a sense of ownership in mitigation—how their daily sacrifices help to curb this deadly pandemic

Governance

COVID-19 Highlights the Need for Community Health

Turning the tide on the pandemic and achieving greater global health security demands stronger community health systems

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

Governance

Anticipating Coronavirus in West Africa

Interview with Nigeria CDC leader Chikwe Ihekweazu on outbreak detection, preparedness, response, and COVID-19 in Africa

Governance

Africa is not Starting from Scratch on COVID-19

Success against coronavirus will require national leadership, engaged local responders, and strong cooperation with NGOs

Governance

Vaccine Hesitancy, an Escalating Danger in Africa

Called one of the ten main threats to global health by WHO, vaccine hesitancy is pervasive, misinformed, and contagious