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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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The Global Experience of Gun Control

Firearm Deaths, including suicides, are averted when treated as a public health problem—so why not in the United States?

How Did Dengue Get Its Name?

Origins of the word, “dengue” are shrouded in mystery—unlike most diseases, which follow more obvious naming conventions

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How to Tackle Global Problems in an Age of Populism

Appetites for investment do exist today to define achievable goals, apply effective tools, and solve global challenges

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Coronavirus—Unknown Source, Unrecognized Spread, and Pandemic Potential

With novel coronavirus expected to become pandemic, it’s past time to prioritize Africa where cases are likely occurring

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Dr. Tom Frieden on the Politics of Epidemics

Health protection can fight disease, reduce economic losses, and save lives