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August 18, 2011

Trade
Forging a New Trade Policy on Tobacco

Tobacco is reemerging as a polarizing issue in U.S. trade policy. New trade agreement negotiations, the first launched by the Obama administration, and an upcoming UN summit on noncommunicable diseas…

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September 30, 2012

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
More with Less

Overview Natural and human-made disasters are increasing around the world. Hurricanes, typhoons, earthquakes, tsunamis, droughts, and resultant famine, floods, and armed conflicts are constant rem…

More with Less

October 18, 2012

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
The Trans-Pacific Partnership

Overview The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks represent an attempt to link together at least nine countries in three continents to create a "high-quality, twenty-first century agreement." Suc…

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July 22, 2013

Labor and Employment
Building the American Workforce

Overview There has never been greater urgency for expanding and improving U.S. workforce training programs. To an unprecedented extent, employers now need and expect applicants with "middle skills…

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June 17, 2015

Noncommunicable Diseases
New, Cheap, and Improved

Overview In recent years, frugal and reverse innovation have gained attention as potential strategies for increasing the quality and accessibility of health care while slowing the growth in its co…

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January 30, 2020

Health
A Silent Crisis

Refugee health needs in non-camp, urban settings have increasingly shifted to noncommunicable diseases. Providing preventive care and specialist treatment requires a massive influx of resources, but …

A Palestinian doctor examines a patient’s eyes at a medical center in a refugee camp in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, on May 7, 2012.