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Governance

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.

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The World Health Assembly Special Session and the Pandemic Treaty Controversy

Low- and middle-income countries face challenges in upcoming negotiations on pandemic governance

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Antibiotic Resistance is a Smoldering Crisis

More than 1.2 million people across the globe died of antibiotic resistant superbugs in 2019

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The Ukraine Crisis, COVID-19, and Global Health

The Russian threat to Ukraine has nothing to do with the pandemic, but the situation has implications for global health

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Sports Teams Took Their Shots, But Fans Lag Behind

What NFL, WNBA, and other professional athletes and teams around the globe can teach us about COVID-19 vaccination

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Latin America, COVID-19, and the Fate of a Post-Pandemic Civilization

Latin American countries need U.S. power to restore global health values

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Questioning NATO for Health

A new model of global health security governance should prioritize unity and solidarity among nations

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Omicron Right Now

Public health expert Ali H. Mokdad answers our omicron questions this week 

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Best Books of 2021

Our top fifteen favorite reads of the year

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R&D—More Than Sharing Vaccines

A complete change is needed in the approach to and funding of global preparedness

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What the African Medicines Agency Needs Most to Succeed

The formation of the AMA is a milestone for drug safety and trust in Africa

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Best of 2021

We published 365 stories on global health this year, here are our top picks