Rap. Rap. Rap. On the rare occasions when Mike Ryan’s office door is closed, colleagues start knocking. A plethora of infectious disease outbreaks and crises demand constant attention from the executive director of WHO’s Health Emergencies Program, according to this…

Global health research leans on funding, facilities and staffers from high-profile international institutions—and that dominance tends to sideline local researchers.

Canada and Europe have stirred debate by opting to release clinical study reports underlying medical products approved or rejected by regulators. The US has no such practice, treating this information as commercially sensitive. But some experts want American regulators to…