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Follow the People to Go beyond What We Have Already Done

Follow the People to Go beyond What We Have Already Done

The fight against HIV, malaria and tuberculosis is more important than ever in a world increasingly affected by natural disasters, conflicts and economic crises.

“I Am African, I Am Not a Virus”

“I Am African, I Am Not a Virus”

It’s time to dignify and put into action the words “there is no health without mental health” as a humanitarian imperative.

Interview – Lawrence Gostin

Interview – Lawrence Gostin

Lawrence Gostin discusses the international response to the Zika virus and the related media coverage, as well as the role of groups such as Medicins Sans Frontieres.

Maternity Ward.  A nurse from the Spanish Aecid team attends to a patien at the Eastern Visayas Hospital. Tacloban, Philippines.  11/20/13.

Global Health: Our Moral Compass in a World of Crisis

Ebola and Zika show that global health risks are at an all-time high. Lurking behind them are other disease threats that will not respect national boundaries.

Love in the Time of Ebola

Love in the Time of Ebola

A positive spirit is vital for Ebola recovery as the socio-economic consequences are immense. A commonly used word is “boredom” with schools shut and trade disrupted.

Where Chlorine Is Your Best Friend

Where Chlorine Is Your Best Friend

Ebola vaccine trials are expected to start in Guinea shortly. But there are other signs of hope: the many improvised disinfectant dispensers sprouting around homesteads.

Human Security in the Age of Ebola: Towards People-centered Global Governance

Human Security in the Age of Ebola: Towards People-centered Global Governance

Successfully addressing public health crises requires development of a global community organized around the ethical obligation to provide human security while maintaining accountability to beneficiaries.

The Ebola Threat: Don’t Forget the Caribbean

The Ebola Threat: Don’t Forget the Caribbean

While the world’s attention is on West Africa, Europe and the US, one should not forget the threat that Ebola poses to the Caribbean – an area where authorities may struggle to contain it.

Ebola and the Politics of a Global Health Crisis

Ebola and the Politics of a Global Health Crisis

Ebola reveals that the globality of global health governance is a fallacy. It is not only a health crisis, but a crisis of divisive global health governance.

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