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COP27 Produced a Triple Burden for Climate Policy—And That's Bad News for Global Health

The conference created a "loss and damage" fund but failed on mitigation and adaptation

At Bali, the G20 Confronts Multidimensional Crises with Empty Diplomatic Rhetoric

The summit revealed the G20's and global health's vulnerabilities in a geopolitical world

Gender

Loretta Lynn and Beyond: Reproductive Rights in Country and Folk Music

A slideshow of songs highlighting the once taboo topics of birth control, virginity, and divorce in rural America

Governance

Overcoming Cacophony in Public Health Communication after COVID-19

Communication failures during the pandemic require strategic attention

Governance

Opioid Overdoses Are Reaching New Highs in Washington, DC

The U.S. capital's opioid crisis is fueled by a lack of comprehensive public policy

Governance

Why the Global Fund Is Important to U.S. Foreign Policy

The Global Fund is pivotal to tackling current pandemics and emerging threats

Governance

Moving the Needle on Health Disinformation

Preventing harmful health information requires transparency not regulation

Governance

A Gram Per Gun

How U.S. guns fuel Mexican cartels' drug empire

Governance

Changing Foreign Policy on Cyberspace: Lessons for U.S. Global Health Engagement

Proposals to transform U.S. cyber foreign policy can inform rethinking global health engagement

Environment

Monkeypox Timeline

A frequently updated tracker of emerging developments from the beginning of the 2022 monkeypox outbreak

Governance

The United States Plays Catch-Up on Monkeypox

The monkeypox epidemic will not burn out unless public health action is taken

Gender

U.S. Abortion Law and Dissenting from the Norm

The United States is an outlier on abortion access

Governance

Better Mental Health Care Is Unlikely to Fix America's Gun Problem

But reducing alcohol use, promoting gun-free homes, and curbing domestic violence hold promise