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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.


A Moment of Truth for Bolsonaro

It's unclear whether the pandemic will have any significant effect on Brazilian politics over the long term

A Disparate Group of Places Lead the Way Through a Grim Pandemic Winter

Minnesota, Austria, and Saudi Arabia are using evidence-based strategies to save lives and protect health systems


The Winding Road to Free COVID Vaccines in India

Why one of the world's top vaccine producers has wrestled with vaccination at home


Planning Amid Uncertainty

A tricky time in the COVID-19 pandemic


Criminalizing HIV Slows Progress

Discriminatory laws keep people from seeking care and prevention information


The Inequity of Vaccine Passports

Tracking the global use of COVID-19 vaccine certificates


A New Era in U.S. Global Health Leadership?

What the World Health Assembly meeting revealed


U.S. Foreign Policy and Global Health Explored

A series on the future of U.S. engagement on global health


Unknowing Victims

The risk of secondhand smoke exposure during COVID lockdowns


The Politics of Primary Health Care

A Q & A with health leaders from Costa Rica and Thailand