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A warming warning: Why climate crisis is a public health emergency
May 31, 2024

A warming warning: Why climate crisis is a public health emergency

Recognising climate change as a public health emergency is imperative due to its profound implications for human health and well-being

America’s deadliest year, in numbers
Dec 29, 2020

America’s deadliest year, in numbers

This year, more than any other in recent memory, we experienced a public health emergency in the shape of charts and data which told the stories of th

How the COVID-19 pandemic exposes the frailty of social protection in the US
May 24, 2023

How the COVID-19 pandemic exposes the frailty of social protection in the US

As the COVID-19 infection rate continues to increase in the United States (US), this brief examines the country’s social protection system and compares it to those of other rich OECD countries. It argues that implementing basic social protection measures in a time of crisis such as this, may be costly both in resources and time. While addressing immediate needs imposed by the public health emergency is priority, in the long term, institutionali

Lessons from the pandemic: State capacity and third-tier governance
Nov 27, 2021

Lessons from the pandemic: State capacity and third-tier governance

It is apparent that local government bodies played a big role in controlling the pandemic, therefore they should be further empowered

Tardy response to COVID19 pandemic: WHO in dire need of reforms
May 03, 2020

Tardy response to COVID19 pandemic: WHO in dire need of reforms

Although, plentiful has been written about China’s inaction during the early days of the outbreak of this pandemic, there is scant mention of WHO be

To achieve the global goal on health, place health at the heart of climate action
Apr 05, 2024

To achieve the global goal on health, place health at the heart of climate action

Climate change is intensifying existing health vulnerabilities. Placing health at the heart of the climate justice movement is thus essential for mean