While researchers in universities and private-sector laboratories work round-the-clock for new treatments and vaccines for Covid-19, physicians rely on a broad cabinet of older medicines to help patients through their darkest hour.
The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of the regular healthcare provision we take for granted. Governments all over the world have instituted virus control measures
The Covid-19 pandemic has illustrated the importance of global trade for access to all kinds of medical supplies, with many jurisdictions suffering shortages of essential medical goods as a result of various trade barriers.
Health data and digital technologies will be essential for improving global health outcomes beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. Low- and middle-income nations,
At the 73rd World Health Assembly earlier this week, public health officials from dozens of countries gathered — virtually, of course — to discuss strategies to defeat COVID-19.
We are an international coalition of public policy research institutes and think tanks that believes that the collaboration, open trade and innovation will provide the solutions to the COVID-19 crisis.
They say bullying scars for life, but for one Saudi medical specialist it was early inspiration for a ground-breaking innovation at the sharp end of cartilage reconstruction.
With around a third of the world’s population in lockdown, humanity desperately needs new treatments to turn the tide against COVID-19.
The WHO is most effective when it unites nations around practical solutions, rather than dividing them in ideological debates. Next week in Geneva the Executive Board needs to steady the ship. WHO’s proper role should to be to set the top priorities for global health, and not try to be all things to all people. WHO must get back to basics, and put politics to one side.