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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.


Changing Drug Use in Colombia and Peru

People who use drugs should use them in the safest and most informed way

International Cooperation and the War Against Ukraine

The war in Ukraine is hampering solutions on global issues and intensifying cooperation among geopolitical alliances


Leaders Should Recognize That Global Health Is a Security Issue

“International cooperation is the only way to escape the cycle of panic and neglect,” says Croatia’s former president


The UN General Assembly Hosts an Ambitious Health Agenda

Summits and high-level meetings will address post-COVID global health challenges


The G20 Summit Showcased India’s Ambitions in a Geopolitical World

The New Delhi declaration positioned global health within a nonaligned development strategy


Did Florida Get It Right Against COVID-19?

What the scrutiny of DeSantis’s pandemic record has missed


Blocs, the BRICS, and Global Health

Recent geopolitical moves further reshape the international context for global health


Solving for Oxygen

Why policymakers should work to make medical oxygen more accessible


Hope for a Neglected Condition

An interview with an organizer and activist born with sickle cell disease in the DRC, plus a leading medical expert


Inside the New Bureau of Global Health Security and Diplomacy

An interview with Ambassador-at-Large John Nkengasong


Examining the Diversity of the Rural United States

How rural health varies by racial and ethnic population