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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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A Look at Vaccine Equity from Pakistan

Why intellectual property sharing between high-, middle-, and low-income countries is essential

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Investing in Surgery, Closing A Global Health Gap

Access to surgery can keep treatable conditions, such as a common fracture, from becoming lifelong disabilities

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Vietnam Ends "Zero-COVID"—Is It Too Soon?

With low vaccination rates, another virus surge is a concern

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Solutions to the COVID-19 Crisis in Asia

Governments embraced telemedicine and other technology innovations that had previously languished due to red tape

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The Challenge of Strengthening Democracy and Global Health in U.S. Foreign Policy

The COVID-19 pandemic has battered the belief that democracy is good for global health

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The Devastating Impact of COVID-19 on Democracy

The pandemic has made reversing the global decline in democracy and freedom harder

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Global Health and Democracy: Managing Two Top U.S. Priorities

U.S. foreign policy commitment to both health and democratic norms is imperative

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Just How Do Deaths Due to COVID-19 Stack Up?

Despite a likely undercount in many places, COVID-19 is the leading killer in most of Latin America and Western Europe

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The World Needs U.S. Funding to Prevent and Prepare for the Next Pandemic

At this week's White House pandemic summit and beyond, all eyes are on the United States