With the United States likely to pull back on global health funding, the World Health Organization, under its new director-general, will need to undertake serious structural and administrative changes.
As my own spring break approached this past March, I decided to take a couple of my students to this Caribbean destination to explore the impact of Obama-era policies on Cubans. We were surprised by what we learned about the opportunities and challenges facing Cuban women.
New strains of antibiotic-resistant bugs have triggered an alarming rise in deaths from treatable illnesses worldwide. A global ban on growth-promoting antibiotics in livestock is a crucial starting point for combating this trend.
A surge in deaths in China from a virulent form of influenza has set off a scramble among health officials to find infected bird stocks, while experts have yet to produce a viable vaccine, writes CFR’s Laurie Garrett.