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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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The United States COVID-19 Testing Debacle

Understanding why the U.S. response to COVID-19 was marred by challenges

South Africa's Health-Care Whistleblowers Are Under Threat

Employees who flag nefarious efforts to fleece public health coffers put their jobs, families, and lives at risk

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Is It the End of COVID-19 as We Know it?

IHME Director Christopher Murray weighs in on the state of the pandemic, the new omicron vaccine, and flu season

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The Power of Health Information for People with Disabilities

Knowledge gaps, data deficits, and stigma have stalled access to health information and care

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War-Proofing Ukraine's Health System

An interview with Ukraine's former Deputy Minister of Health Pavlo Kovtoniuk

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The Global Fund, PEPFAR, and U.S. Foreign Policy

COVID-19 raises questions about these global health programs and U.S. national interests

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Russian Roulette at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant

How Russia's militarization of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant threatens human health

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Overcoming Cacophony in Public Health Communication after COVID-19

Communication failures during the pandemic require strategic attention

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Opioid Overdoses Are Reaching New Highs in Washington, DC

The U.S. capital's opioid crisis is fueled by a lack of comprehensive public policy

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Wanted: Global Access to Paxlovid

Equitable access to COVID-19 antiviral therapy remains elusive, with many middle-income nations left out

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The Monkeypox Public Health Emergency

Health law expert Lindsay Wiley outlines the legal tools the U.S. government has to respond to monkeypox

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Why the Global Fund Is Important to U.S. Foreign Policy

The Global Fund is pivotal to tackling current pandemics and emerging threats

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Monkeypox in India—Facing the World's Latest Health Threat

Barely back on its feet from COVID-19, India eyes monkeypox with trepidation