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Governance

There is a new world of challenges for global health governance, with shifting donor priorities and evolving health needs in many low- and middle-income nations. 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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India's Moment for Global Health Leadership

India is well positioned to shape the future of global health

In Myanmar, Health Care Has Become a Battleground

Three years after a military coup, attacks against health care in Myanmar have reached a tipping point

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The Amendments to the International Health Regulations Are Not a Breakthrough

The major amendments misdiagnose problems that arose during COVID-19 and create processes that paper over disagreements

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The New Amendments to the International Health Regulations

The passage of a new IHR marks a key moment for global health governance

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A First Step to Fairer Drug Prices for Young Americans

U.S drugs have been historically more expensive, but the Inflation Reduction Act signals a shift toward fairer prices

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Why Pandemic Agreement Negotiations Failed to Land

Months of negotiations and a final weeklong push ended with impasses over technology sharing and accountability measures

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Advancing Global Tobacco Control as New Challenges Arise

The most recent meeting of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control confronted persistent problems and new threats

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Fatal Attacks on Health-Care Workers Doubled in 2023

Amid a rise in global conflict, a new report shows that health-care workers are being killed at alarming rates

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Big Tobacco Is Being Held More Accountable Around the World

Regulatory regimes beyond public health are targeting Big Tobacco's abuses

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Safeguarding the Pandemic Agreement from Disinformation

A sustained disinformation campaign worldwide is undermining the highly anticipated pandemic agreement

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Inside the Global Burden of Disease Study

IHME Director Christopher Murray recounts the study's role in shaping global policy and how collaborators overcame COVID

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The New U.S. Strategy on Global Health Security

The strategy seeks to make U.S. foreign policy on global health more effective

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Course Correcting the U.S. Response to Bird Flu

Health security scientists wonder what delayed the U.S. response and offer advice on strategic improvements

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Pandemic Prevention Begins at Home

Proposed amendments to the International Health Regulations could enable timely outbreak reporting at the local level