Blog Posts, Releases Address Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic

BMJ Opinion: Andy Cowper: The public health of politics and the politics of public health
Andy Cowper, freelance journalist and editor of Health Policy Insight (5/29).

Brookings: Fiscal policy for COVID-19 and beyond
Rabah Arezki, chief economist for the Middle East and North Africa Region at the World Bank, and Shanta Devarajan, professor of the practice of development at Georgetown University (5/30).

Global Citizen: Why Diagnostic Testing Is Crucial in the Fight Against COVID-19
Catherine Caruso, editorial intern at Global Citizen (5/29).

ONE: Without a global response, we risk a world of tremendous inequality
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, chair of the GAVI board and former finance minister of Nigeria (5/29).

Think Global Health: Bridging the Data Divide in COVID-19
Tom Achoki, co-founder of Mass Sciences and the Africa Institute for Health Policy Foundation (5/27).

Think Global Health: Ten Million Tests in Ten Days
Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations and professor at Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy and International Relations (5/28).

Think Global Health: Covid-19 and Tobacco: Unmasking the Smoke Screen
José Luis Castro, president & CEO of Vital Strategies, and Princess Dina Mired of Jordan, president of the Union for International Cancer Control and special adviser to Vital Strategies (5/29).

Think Global Health: Coronavirus in Nigeria: A Case for Community Engagement
Evaborhene Aghogho Nelson, global health and development postgraduate fellow at University College London (5/26).

UNAIDS: “We cannot provide only HIV services while sex workers are hungry”: Thai community organization steps in (6/1).

Wellcome: While we wait for a COVID-19 vaccine, let’s not forget the importance of the vaccines we already have
Charlie Weller, head of the vaccines programme at Wellcome (6/1).

World Economic Forum: Thousands of health professionals call on world leaders to prioritize a greener future, post-pandemic
Harry Kretchmer, senior writer with Formative Content (5/28).

WHO: COVID-19 significantly impacts health services for noncommunicable diseases (6/1).

WHO: International community rallies to support open research and science to fight COVID-19 (5/29).

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