United Nations


Inside UN Relief Efforts in Gaza

A recently deployed relief worker on preserving humanitarian principles amid the Israel-Hamas firestorm


The UN General Assembly Hosts an Ambitious Health Agenda

Summits and high-level meetings will address post-COVID global health challenges


Five Global Health Takeaways From the 77th UN General Assembly

In a complex world, UNGA 77 sparks needed momentum on global health


Strengthening the Biological Weapons Convention's Contributions to Global Health Security

Countering Russian disinformation creates opportunities to enhance the BWC's role against dangerous pathogens


Five Questions for the World Health Assembly

The assembly meets as global health transitions into a dangerous post-COVID world


How Global Warming is Affecting Health

How global warming is affecting health and how leadership dropped the ball at COP26


Nature's Unprecedented Role at the Glasgow UN Climate Summit

Multi-stakeholder collaboration on natural climate solutions can transform climate action


The Glasgow Summit and U.S. Foreign Policy on Climate Change

Domestic politics, not diplomacy, will determine what "America is Back" means for climate change


The World Needs U.S. Funding to Prevent and Prepare for the Next Pandemic

At this week's White House pandemic summit and beyond, all eyes are on the United States


Universal Health Coverage—A Citizens’ Guide to Benefits

Realizing this high-level UN priority in low-income settings will demand evidence-based decisions and grass-roots action


The Lost Cities and Towns of Asia and Africa

A global definition of cities means better understanding of local urban health