There is a new world of challenges for global health governance, with shifting donor priorities, evolving health needs in many low- and middle-income nations, and a development assistance budget that has not increased much since 2010. This section offers an inside look at the ways in which global health governance is adapting to these changes, with a focus on the institutions, rules, and processes that govern the health of people across the world.
Annual growth in global health aid, 2000-2010
Annual growth in global health aid, 2011-2018
First International Sanitary Conference convenes
Years since WHO certified smallpox eradication
Million people on PEPFAR-funded HIV/AIDS treatment
World Health Organization founded
Share of health aid for noncommunicable diseases
Billions Committed, Millions Delivered
The mixed record of vaccine diplomacy and donations
President Biden's COVID-19 Summit and the Shift in Pandemic Geopolitics
The pandemic is fading in importance for balance-of-power politics
The Challenge of Strengthening Democracy and Global Health in U.S. Foreign Policy
The COVID-19 pandemic has battered the belief that democracy is good for global health
Global Health and Democracy: Managing Two Top U.S. Priorities
U.S. foreign policy commitment to both health and democratic norms is imperative
The Question of Booster Vaccines in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
High-income nations aren't the only ones seeking the COVID-19 vaccine "holy grail"
For COVID-19, Development Spending Hasn't Necessarily Matched Need
So how should those investments be targeted?
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