Opinion Pieces Address Topics Related To COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Sustaining Global TB Efforts; Intellectual Property Rights; Vaccine Access, Distribution; Impact On Girls

Global Health NOW: A 2-Front Battle: COVID-19 Must Reinvigorate the Fight Against TB
Ersin Topcuoglu, director of the USAID-funded Health Systems for Tuberculosis Project at Management Sciences for Health (12/11).

IPS: Intellectual Property Monopolies Block Vaccine Access
Anis Chowdhury, adjunct professor at Western Sydney University & University of New South Wales in Australia, and Jomo Kwame Sundaram, former economics professor and former U.N. assistant-secretary general for Economic Development (12/15).

New Humanitarian: How to confront COVID-19’s cost to girls
Asif Saleh, executive director of BRAC Bangladesh (12/14).

STAT: Don’t repeat the mistakes of past vaccine distribution efforts
Bruce Y. Lee, internal medicine and public health physician, professor of health policy and management at the City University of New York Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, and executive director of the Public Health Informatics, Computational, Operations Research team (12/15).

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