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November 14, 2014

Noncommunicable Diseases
The Emerging Crisis: Noncommunicable Diseases

Overview The gravest health threats facing low- and middle-income countries are not the plagues, parasites, and blights that dominate the news cycle and international relief efforts. They are …

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

September 21, 2011

Iran
Crisis Guide: Iran

Iran poses steep challenges to its Middle East neighbors and the world. Explore the country’s complex regime structure and controversial nuclear program, and watch experts debate the range of policy …

Crisis Guide: Iran

February 5, 2016

Defense and Security
The Rebalance to Asia

Despite the Obama administration’s new approach to East Asia, overall security aid to Southeast Asia actually fell by 19 percent between 2010 and 2015, shows a new analysis by the Council on Foreign …

The Rebalance to Asia

April 4, 2019

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

March 30, 2009

Global Governance
Global Governance Monitor

An interactive multimedia feature that maps out and evaluates multilateral efforts to address some of the most difficult international issues.

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.

March 21, 2016

Trade
The Long Fight Over Trade and Medicines

U.S. trade deals may not be spurring the large drug price increases and shifts away from lower-cost generics in U.S. trading partners that many predicted. 

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.

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.