Sunday, April 26, 2015
  1. The Right Health Investments

    Bjørn Lomborg

    The Right Health Investments


     wants world leaders to focus on tackling HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria.

    tuberculosis patients men bus masks AusAID/Flickr

    As devastating as last year's Ebola outbreak has been, its death toll of less than 20,000 people is dwarfed by that of preventable diseases like AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, which together caused more than three million deaths in 2013. Addressing these diseases, it turns out, would be an extraordinarily good investment. READ MORE

  2. A Global Marshall Plan

    Erik S. Reinert, ET AL
  3. Turning the Page on Ebola

    Alpha Condé, ET AL

    Turning the Page on Ebola

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    , ET AL  call for international support for their three countries' economic recovery.

    Ebola Health Volunteers Morgana Wingard/UNDP

    The Ebola outbreak that began last year in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia is the most severe on record since the disease was first diagnosed in Central Africa in 1976. Four components are essential to the region's economic recovery. READ MORE

  4. Stopping Women’s Next Biggest Killer

    Anuradha Gupta
  5. Making the Most of More Aid

    Ángel Gurría, ET AL

    Making the Most of More Aid

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    &  propose new ways to channel development assistance more effectively.

    Development aid women nepal Narendra Shrestha/Department for International Development/Flickr

    In 2014, for the second consecutive year, official development assistance reached a historic high. But such spending could have a substantially greater impact if it were used to mobilize domestic tax flows and private investment in aid-dependent countries. READ MORE

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