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.
Annual growth in global health aid, 2000-2010
Annual growth in global health aid, 2011-2018
First International Sanitary Conference convenes
Years since WHO certified smallpox eradication
Million people on PEPFAR-funded HIV/AIDS treatment
World Health Organization founded
Share of health aid for noncommunicable diseases
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With novel coronavirus expected to become pandemic, it’s past time to prioritize Africa where cases are likely occurring