WASH

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Water Is Life

An interview with Cardinal Michael F. Czerny on the Catholic Church’s water, sanitation, and hygiene project

Malawi’s Cholera Outbreak Could Spill Over into Neighboring Countries

Mozambique, South Africa, and Zimbabwe are all at risk of cross-border cholera outbreaks.

Trade

Vaccine Nationalism and Africa

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

Environment

The Kids Are (Not) Alright

Analyzing the evidence against—and in support of—reopening schools during COVID-19

Governance

What Happens When COVID-19 Ends?

The pandemic has exposed cracks in our health-care systems, shortsightedness of human interests, and poor public policy

Food

Why Private Sector Engagement Should Be Part of the Solution in the Developing World

It’s time we push for a broader COVID-19 response that recognizes the role of business in systemic and behavior change

Poverty

Handwashing Is Crucial for Combating Coronavirus

Expanded hand-washing access could save thousands of lives from diseases like COVID-19—especially in low-income settings

Trade

COVID-19: It Ain’t Over Until There’s PPE All Over

None of us are safe until all health workers are protected. The time to start is now.

Governance

How to Future-Proof Medical Supplies

Building resilience in COVID-19's wake will require multiple strategies, including strengthening our medical stockpile

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

Environment

A Wake-Up Call for Healthier Design

Good design principles and simple measures to prevent the spread COVID-19 inspired by African traditional health centers

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

Trade

Six Proactive Steps in a Smart Trade Approach to Fighting COVID-19

Tariffs, subsidies, waivers, licensure, and what a trade agenda to support the fight against coronavirus might look like

Urbanization

Getting WASH into Health Care Facilities: An Urgent Global Health Need

Will the UN’s prioritization of clean water, sanitation and hand washing in health care facilities finally breed action?