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Faster and Better-How AI is Reshaping Vaccines and Medication Research


The Globe Newsletter: AI“Faster and Better-How AI is Reshaping Vaccines and Medication Research”

Artificial Intelligence (AI) promises to increase the efficiency of care as systems strive towards these goals. 

Crossing the Last Mile: Delivery Systems


The Globe - Medical Drones“Crossing the Last Mile: Delivery Systems”

After the surge in medical technological advancements brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and shift toward digital innovations in healthcare, we may find ourselves asking, what’s next?

Self-care and the Rapidly Changing Market of Obesity Drugs


”Self-care and the Rapidly Changing Market of Obesity Drugs”

Could anti-obesity drugs recently approved by the FDA and other regulators make a difference in one of the world’s biggest public health challenges?

The End of COVID-19? Not for Everybody


“The End of COVID-19? Not for Everybody.”

We are now entering our fourth spring of the global COVID pandemic. But this spring looks far different from the last three. April of 2020 saw the world…

The Long Road with Long COVID


“The Long Road with Long COVID”

With infections dropping, COVID-19 seems to have become obsolete. What’s next?

When Business as Usual is Bad for Public Health


“When Business as Usual is Bad for Public Health”

In January 2023, the U.S. FDA announced its plans for the future of COVID vaccination. COVID vaccines will follow the path…               

Vaccines Beyond COVID-19


“Vaccines Beyond COVID-19”

mRNA technology was launched originally not for COVID-19 but for personalized vaccines for chronic diseases like cancer. Can we do a better job this…

Leading After Emergency


“Leading After Emergency”

After pages of goals and recommendations on responding to COVID-19 and preparing for the next pandemic, one thing is still lacking: leadership.

Solving “Impossible” Problems Starts Here


“Solving “Impossible” Problems Starts Here”

The chasm between the West and rest on healthcare quality and access seems insoluble. But we can narrow the gap.

On Polio, Monkeypox, and COVID-19


“On Polio, Monkeypox, and COVID-19”

The Lessons We Can, and Cannot, Take

The Most Important Faces in Global Health


“The Most Important Faces in Global Health”

They are the children that modern medicine forgot, or utterly failed to reach.

Turning Obstacles into Assets


“Turning Obstacles into Assets”

Seeking to improve global health access? Learn to leverage limits and constraints as springboards for innovation

How Global is Global Health?


“How Global is Global Health?”

Traditional funding streams continue to favor northern institutions. Is it time to change?

Behind the Headlines


“Behind the Headlines”

Very few people had heard of monkeypox a month ago. Now – despite tough competition from other major global events…

Are genetically modified mosquitos the solution to malaria?


“Are genetically modified mosquitos the solution to malaria?”

Thinking about known-unknowns and unknown-unknowns.

Hidden in Plain Sight


“Hidden in Plain Sight”

Why Unsafe Injections Remain a Global Challenge

Production for the Last Mile


“Production For the Last Mile”

We have plenty of COVID vaccines and doses. The real challenge now is delivering them the last mile.


Sometimes There is an Obvious Solution


“Sometimes There is an Obvious Solution”

Problem: not enough doctors and nurses; millions of people to vaccinate. Solution: let Community Health Workers do it.

What are the real COVID mortality numbers?


“What are the real COVID mortality numbers?”

Estimates from WHO are pending; meanwhile a study in The Lancet suggests the true number of global fatalities from COVID may be 3x higher than indicated…


We’ve Lost a Giant


We’ve Lost a Giant”

Dr. Paul Farmer led by personal example and total commitment. Here are 3 secrets that made him incredibly inspiring – and effective.

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