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10 Global Health Issues to Watch in 2021

Vaccine rollout, rising temps, decolonizing global health, and more.Read more

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2 ways Biden can help health workers and fight COVID-19

President Joe Biden and his team have laid out an ambitious plan to tackle COVID-19 in the United States. But to truly end the pandemic, we must also address it at a global level. Without...

Meet 9 Black Americans Who Have Big Ideas for Greater Global Good

They’re using poetry, health care, technology, and more to spur change—from the SwitchPoint stage and beyond.

How to Strengthen Uganda's COVID-19 Response and Protect Health Services

COVID-19 infections in Uganda are rising fast. The country recorded its first case of the coronavirus in March 2020 and in the early stages of the pandemic most cases were identified at the...

From Community Health to the Front Lines of COVID-19

How health worker Milton Okumu Maina adapted to the fight against a pandemic.

How One Nurse Leader Transformed Family Planning Services at This Kenyan Health Facility

Meet Alice Boit, the nurse-in-charge of the Rhonda Dispensary and Maternity health facility in Nakuru Town County, Kenya.

Next Steps in Our Global COVID Response: A Message to the World Health Organization's Executive Board

More must be done to ensure essential support and protection for frontline health workers if the COVID-19 response is to succeed.

Top Global Health Moments of 2020

A month-by-month guide to the moments that captivated us most throughout the year.

3 Ways Health Workers in Central America Are Delivering HIV Care during a Pandemic

We’re adapting our health services in Central America to reach clients in new ways.

Executive Voice: 10 Questions with CEO Polly Dunford

She brings a global view on health care to Chapel Hill nonprofit.

Congress Must Make Health Workers and COVID-19 Emergency Funding the Priorities

African Health Ministers, IntraHealth International, and Frontline Health Workers Coalition are teaming up to push for this crucial legislation.

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