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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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Why Global Health is Missing its Moment

The field has always been political, but our refusal to engage as such has sidelined experts just as they're most needed

Why the WHO?

The World Health Organization is essential to convening scientific experts and the world’s best thinking on COVID-19

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COVID-19 This Week: The Tide Is Beginning to Turn, But is Still Very High

The better we understand coronavirus, our risk, and our response with real-time intelligence, the better we can fight it

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The Unpaid Debt of Underinvestment in Public Health

Limited progress on the social determinants of health has left populations in Kenya and elsewhere vulnerable to COVID-19

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COVID-19 This Week: On the Brink

The United States is a global outlier—a long way from vaccines or containment, even as we consider reopening schools