2021 was a hard year by any standard. A rapidly mutating and fast-spreading virus, a legion of follow-on impacts of the pandemic, extreme weather events, and many other issues harried and worried us. But, as difficult as it is to imagine, there were bright moments and good…

COVID-19 has opened up a “historic opportunity” to forge a new public health order in Africa, says African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat.

1/2/2022 UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 1, 2022!  Do you know an important global health story that’s been overlooked by the media and deserves special notice? The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) and Global Health NOW from the Johns Hopkins…

A newborn’s cries break the expectant stillness of the delivery room. Beaming beneath her surgical mask, midwife Kimberly Moorhouse lifts the baby to the new mother’s glistening face as the sun begins to crest over the Inukjuak midwifery center in Nunavik, a remote region…

The global shipping debacle still unfolding in the Suez Canal can be summed up in one movie reference: 

That’s the sentiment in Atlanta’s Asian American community after a gunman shot and killed 6 Asian women and 2 others Tuesday night at 3 massage parlors,

One Friday last month, I posted a map on Twitter. It drew immediate global attention, was seen by 8 million people, and has provoked strong responses and anger—and hopefully some soul-searching among those in governments and pharmaceutical companies.

The mob that stormed the US Capitol yesterday shattered more than windows.   It shattered America’s sense of self, its avowed civility, and its democratic process. A country that claims global leadership was humbled by a mob incited by the US president and intent on…

The average person spends less than 10 seconds reading food labels when they are shopping for groceries, and that is not lost on the food industry.  

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