It didn’t take long to debunk early claims that COVID-19 pandemic was a “great equalizer,” write Mireille Evagora-Campbell and Zahra Zeinali, researchers at 

Decades ago, the term “reproductive justice” was coined to encompass all that was missing from a conversation about reproductive options for women of color. It included everything from higher risk of fibroids to unequal pay. As increasingly restrictive abortion laws loom…

The location of Rwanda’s University of Global Health Equity was chosen strategically. Rather than mimic other med schools, it mirrors the lives of most patients and teaches doctors accordingly. Based in Butaro—a poor, rural part of Rwanda—the limitations of real-world…

When he was the Minister of Health for Ethiopia, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus used to worry instead about the health of 100 million people. Now as WHO’s Director-General, Tedros has 7.5 billion people to worry about.

Since taking charge of WHO in July 2017, Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has sought to transform the organization. Tedros (as he likes to be known) has focused WHO on health equity, confronting new threats, and emergency preparedness and response. David Peters,…

City health departments in the US are zeroing in on creative ways to improve health equity, say Philadelphia health commissioner Thomas Farley and Keshia Pollack, a health policy expert at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.   “To me, the way to really…