Health

Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines

Experts in this Topic

Luciana L. Borio
Luciana L. Borio

Senior Fellow for Global Health

Amy Maxmen
Amy Maxmen

Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow

  • Public Health Threats and Pandemics
    Major Epidemics of the Modern Era
    For more than a century, countries have wrestled with how to improve international cooperation in the face of major outbreaks of infectious diseases. The COVID-19 pandemic, which brought the world to a near halt in 2020 and has killed more than six million people, underscores the urgency.
  • World Trade Organization (WTO)
    The WTO Hangs On
    WTO members confounded expectations last week by concluding a deal on fisheries subsidies, the first major multilateral agreement in nearly a decade. But the trade body is not out of the woods yet.
  • Health
    Renewing America Series: Public Health as a Public Good—What's at Stake?
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    The COVID-19 pandemic amplified health disparities and renewed conversations about the limitations of current public health systems after decades of disinvestment. Panelists explore the idea of reframing public health as a public good to drive investment, modernization, and encourage better coordination across health systems. With its Renewing America initiative, CFR is evaluating nine critical domestic issues that shape the ability of the United States to navigate a demanding, competitive, and dangerous world.