In an act of rare bipartisan support, the US Congress unanimously passed the Global Food Security Act yesterday. The bill supports the Obama administration’s Feed the Future program, which aims to build resilience in farmers. Supporters made the case that reducing global…

It might be tempting to think that measles is less of a priority than other headline-stealing diseases—but that would be a big mistake writes Seth Berkley, the CEO of the Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance.

UN Photo/Olivier Chassot. A child receiving the polio vaccine from a vaccination team in the Al Salam IDP camp, North Darfur, Sudan.   In the glow of the WHO announcement last Friday that polio is no longer endemic in Nigeria, the Center for Strategic &…

The Lancet takes on global health security in a special issue that weighs its various definitions, its scope and reach, and R&D efforts, and surveys the impact of the Ebola crisis. Definining “global health security” may be elusive but it is critical, as editors…