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Vaccine Nationalism and Africa

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

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?