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May 28, 2008

Media
Politics and the Olympics

An interactive slideshow looking at how the Olympics have served as political showcases for nations, individuals, and ideologies.

Politics and  the Olympics

June 1, 2022

China
Belt and Road Tracker

This tracker shows how the Belt and Road Initiative changed countries’ bilateral economic relationships with China over time.

March 29, 2021

Global
Women’s Power Index

Find out where women around the world wield political power—and why it matters.

March 11, 2021

Japan
Constitutional Change in Japan

Japan's constitutional debate is about not simply the document's past but also the nation's ability to respond to twenty-first-century challenges.

Japanese protester holding sign about article 9

December 18, 2020

China
China's Digital Silk Road

A Transformative Approach to Technology Financing or a Danger to Freedoms?

China's Digital Silk Road

March 14, 2019

Noncommunicable Diseases
Democracy Matters in Global Health

Democracy has played little role in the recent history of global health, but new research published in the Lancet shows democracy is becoming more important as the health needs of low- and middle-inc…

A man wearing a health mask walks out of a voting booth in Xinbei, Taiwan.

November 7, 2017

Health
The Changing Demographics of Global Health

Population growth and aging are fueling a spectacular rise in noncommunicable diseases, such as cancers and cardiovascular diseases, in poor countries that are ill-prepared to handle them. 

A man comforts his fiancée, a patient at a breast cancer clinic in Tehran, Iran. With little access to preventive and primary care, working-age people in poorer nations are more likely to develop and receive late diagnoses for breast cancer and other NCDs.

January 31, 2019

Health Policy and Initiatives
The Future of Global Health Is Urban Health

Health and infectious diseases have shaped the history of urbanization, but it is cities that will define the future of global health.

Four boys look ahead as one flies a kite over houses in the Petare slum in Caracas, Venezuela.