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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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President Biden's COVID-19 Summit and the Shift in Pandemic Geopolitics

The pandemic is fading in importance for balance-of-power politics

Q&A with Margaret Hamburg and Tom Frieden on 9/11

Two former New York City health commissioners and global health leaders look at public health over the past two decades

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The Real Meaning of Omicron

Travel disruptions and shaky financial markets suggest the world is still far from prepared for pandemics

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Wrong Code

How many HIV/AIDS deaths are we missing?

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The Case Against a Pandemic Treaty

Strengthening global health governance after COVID-19 does not require a pandemic treaty

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The Mexico-United States Border, COVID-19, and Global Health Diplomacy

Mexico and the United States need to reformulate their bilateral health diplomacy in the aftermath of COVID-19

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Up and Out of the Darkness

COVID-19 forced many into isolation, bringing attention to the long-term effects of loneliness on health

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The Pandemic and the Future of India's Foreign Policy

Mismanagement of COVID-19 at home squandered India's advantages in vaccine diplomacy

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The G20 Disappoints on Global Health, but That's OK with the United States 

U.S. foreign policy on global health did not require the G20 Summit to be transformative 

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The End of New Zealand's Zero-COVID Policy

Many worry it will magnify existing inequalities