Diet-related disease is linked to eight out of ten leading causes of death worldwide. Obesity is on the rise in many countries. Almost nine percent of the world's population is undernourished. Climate change and growing populations are on a trajectory that will lead to increases in food insecurity. This section examines these issues and how food policies and systems impact equity and human well-being.
New Netflix Release "Gather" Explores the Fight to Revitalize Native Foodways
Think Global Health talks with the film's director about food sovereignty
Children, Hunger, Stress, and Coronavirus
We need to identify at-risk U.S. children and expand safety nets worldwide to keep kids fed, immunized, and looked after
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
In Somalia, Should COVID Vaccination or Food Security Come First?
Conflict and drought further complicate the East African nation's health decisions
Food Fight: Fighting for Healthier Food is a Life-or-Death Struggle
Governments should act now to build resilient populations, protected from nutrition-related diseases
COVID-19 Shows Us It's Time to Tackle Obesity and Overweight
Lessons and cautionary tales from the anti-smoking movement show us a way to move forward