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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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North Korea's COVID-19 Crisis: An Impossible Outbreak in the "Impossible State"

Victor Cha, Korea chair at CSIS, on the health, political, and economic factors shaping North Korea's outbreak

Just How Do Deaths Due to COVID-19 Stack Up?

Despite a likely undercount in many places, COVID-19 is the leading killer in most of Latin America and Western Europe

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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

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Monkeypox in Nigeria

Nigeria's battered health infrastructure is ill-equipped to handle a surge in monkeypox cases

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The Monkeypox Outbreak and the WHO's Existential Crisis

The emergency declaration on monkeypox reinforces concerns about the WHO's role in global health governance

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The Monkeypox Outbreak and Foreign Policy

The outbreak has limited implications for U.S. foreign policy on global health

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Visibly Invisible: Taiwan and Global Health

The legacy of the past and practices of the present, dictate whose voices are heard

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Moving the Needle on Health Disinformation

Preventing harmful health information requires transparency not regulation

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Nicotine Pouch Use Is on the Rise

A longtime tobacco researcher looks at the question of potentially "less harmful" substitutes for cigarettes

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A Gram Per Gun

How U.S. guns fuel Mexican cartels' drug empire

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Omicron BA.5: What to Know About COVID-19's Latest, More Contagious Variant

Public health expert Ali H. Mokdad answers our COVID questions this week 

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Changing Foreign Policy on Cyberspace: Lessons for U.S. Global Health Engagement

Proposals to transform U.S. cyber foreign policy can inform rethinking global health engagement

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The Short-Lived COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate in Beijing

Social media backlash may have influenced officials in China's capital who walked back vaccine requirements