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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?

The Human Toll of Political Strife: Malaria’s Rise in Venezuela

Crisis-fueled resurgence of disease in Venezuela threatens progress made by several South American countries

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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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Vaccine Hesitancy, an Escalating Danger in Africa

Called one of the ten main threats to global health by WHO, vaccine hesitancy is pervasive, misinformed, and contagious