Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Developing countries can achieve universal health coverage

Virtually every country worldwide has committed to achieving universal health coverage (UHC) by 2030, as part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. But...

No excuse for violence against children

At the World Health Assembly in May, we made the case for why governments and United Nations agencies need to spend more on measures...

How Developing Countries Can Achieve Universal Health Coverage

Virtually every country worldwide has committed to achieving universal health coverage (UHC) by 2030, as part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. But some countries...

How to Save the Internet Inbox

In a scene in the US sitcom Silicon Valley, digital startups compete for funding by presenting their ideas. In each presentation, company founders repeat...

Expansions do not die of old age

The US economy has entered its 11th year of uninterrupted expansion, breaking the previous record for the longest period of growth in American history...

The world is running out of time

In 2015, the international community launched a renewed effort to tackle collective global challenges under the auspices of the United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda...

Europe must answer the Climate Call

In early 2015, the European Union became the first major economy to set a post-2020 target for limiting greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions. By committing to...

Taming the Wild West of Digital Health Innovation

Digital technology is revolutionizing our daily lives. Mobile devices monitor our movements, marketing algorithms guide our consumption, and social media shape our worldviews and...

Lessons from India in Digital Disruption

Digital technology can rapidly transform how countries provide services such as education and health to their citizens. The public services of the future should...

Women and Girls are key to Universal Health Coverage

Health care is a human right, yet roughly half of the world’s population of 3.5 billion people forgoes essential health services due to financial...

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