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Presidential Candidate Joe Biden, Infectious Disease Expert Laurie Garrett, National Security, Development Expert Paul Wolfowitz, Others Discuss Wuhan Coronavirus Outbreak In Opinion Pieces

USA TODAY: Joe Biden: Trump is worst possible leader to deal with coronavirus outbreak Joe Biden, former vice president of the United States and current candidate for president “…Pandemic diseases are a prime example of why international cooperation is a requirement of leadership in 2020. … [T]he United States must…

Opinions Address U.S. Role, Other Aspects Of Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

The Atlantic: A Historic Quarantine James Hamblin, preventive medicine physician and staff writer at The Atlantic (1/24). Bloomberg: The China Coronavirus Will Test the U.S., Too Tyler Cowen, Bloomberg opinion columnist and professor of economics at George Mason University (1/27). The Conversation: Coronavirus outbreak: WHO’s decision to not declare a…

More Opinions In Global Health

Devex: Opinion: We’re not fighting hard enough against the top killer of children Henrietta H. Fore, executive director at UNICEF, and Kevin Watkins, chief executive of Save the Children U.K. (1/30). Foreign Affairs: Democracy Is Good for Your Health — And Vice Versa Thomas J. Bollyky, director of the Global…

Health Equity, Investments In R&D Critical To Achieving SDGs

Devex: Opinion: Fighting for global health with ‘one-two punch’ of innovation and access Jamie Bay Nishi, director of the Global Health Technologies Coalition “…To reach the [Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)], we must do two things at once: Reach everyone with the solutions we have, while increasing research investments to find…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Chinese Governance Issues Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Bloomberg: WHO Needs to Quit Being Polite With China Adam Minter, Bloomberg opinion columnist and author “…[T]oo much political deference in a health emergency is a global risk in its own right. The WHO is uniquely positioned to demand more from China. It needs to do so now. … [I]t’s…

Trump Administration Should Take ‘Thoughtful Approach’ To Funding U.S. Development Assistance Programs, MFAN Experts Write In Opinion Piece

Devex: Opinion: The hidden cost of cuts — how slashing foreign aid is wasteful and ineffective Larry Nowels, co-chair of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network (MFAN), and Conor Savoy, executive director of MFAN “…When steadily and thoughtfully funded, U.S. development assistance can be a highly effective investment in U.S. interests…

Letter To Editor Criticizes Ivanka Trump’s Silence On Trump Administration’s Reproductive Health Policies

Washington Post: Letters to the Editor: Ivanka Trump aids and abets the administration’s assault on reproductive rights Rebecca Harrington, senior director of advocacy and outreach at Population Connection Action Fund “…As President Trump’s associates celebrated Ivanka Trump for her Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, people around the world suffer…