Skip to main content

Achal Prabhala

Achal Prabhala

2 commentaries

Achal Prabhala, a former fellow at the Shuttleworth Foundation, is a coordinator of the AccessIBSA project, which campaigns for access to medicines in India, Brazil, and South Africa.

Sort by: Show:
  1. Brazil's Pioneering Solution to Vaccine Shortages
    stiglitz298_ Rodrigo PaivaGetty Images_vaccines brazil Rodrigo PaivaGetty Images

    Brazil's Pioneering Solution to Vaccine Shortages

    Dec 2, 2021 Joseph E. Stiglitz, et al. think the country’s lawmakers have the right idea about overriding corporate monopolies on vaccines.

  2. Patents vs. the Pandemic
    stiglitz271_ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDSAFP via Getty Images_coronavirusvaccines Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images

    Patents vs. the Pandemic

    Apr 23, 2020 Joseph E. Stiglitz, et al. show why the intellectual-property regime for life-saving drugs should not survive the COVID-19 crisis.

  1. mendonca52_Constanza Hevia H. for The Washington Post via Getty Images_aieducation Constanza Hevia H. for The Washington Post via Getty Images

    Harnessing AI for the Common Good

    Lenny Mendonca urges policymakers to play a more active role in shaping the future of emerging technologies.
  2. davies90_ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDSAFP via Getty Images_garygensler Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images

    Is Private Credit Becoming the Public’s Problem?

    Howard Davies considers whether, and in what manner, regulators should respond to the industry's explosive growth.
  3. singer232_Leon NealAFP via Getty Images_organdonation Leon Neal/AFP via Getty Images

    Organ Donation Can Save Donors’ Lives, Too

    Peter Singer shows why a recipient of a new liver or kidney is not necessarily the only one who benefits.
  4. wei62_ STRAFP via Getty Images_chinaelectricvehicles STR/AFP via Getty Images

    The Global Implications of EU Tariffs on Chinese EVs

    Shang-Jin Wei

    Recently announced US and EU tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles will create two opposing forces in the rest of the world. By shutting Chinese EVs out of the US and EU markets, they may drive an increase in Chinese exports elsewhere; but that may put pressure on those governments to introduce their own higher tariffs.

    explains how higher levies will affect domestic consumers, Chinese producers, and other countries.
  5. macron8_KB MpofuGetty Images_africavaccines KB Mpofu/Getty Images

    A Shining Example of Successful Multilateralism

    If the COVID-19 pandemic taught us anything, it is that global challenges require global partnerships if they are to be conquered. International cooperation on vaccine production is perhaps the clearest example of this simple truth.

  6. patino1_Jesus VargasGetty Images_edmundogonzalez Jesus Vargas/Getty Images

    Diplomacy Could Help Revive Democracy in Venezuela

    Roberto Patiño urges the international community to help ensure a free and fair presidential election in July.
  7. zizek31_Horacio Villalobos#CorbisGetty Images_marinelepen Horacio Villalobos/Corbis/Getty Images

    The Specter of Neo-Fascism Is Haunting Europe

    Slavoj Žižek harbors no illusions about what the outcome of the European Parliament election means.
  8. tbhattacharya1_MONEY SHARMAAFP via Getty Images_indiahospitalmother MOney Sharma/AFP via Getty Images

    Can Private Hospitals Increase Access to Health Care in Developing Countries?

    Titir Bhattacharya & Tanika Chakraborty show how innovative insurance schemes can help low- and middle-income economies achieve universal coverage.
  9. fengler1_Alina SmutkoSuspilne UkraineJSC UAPBCGlobal Images Ukraine via Getty Images_ukrainereconstruction Alina Smutko/Suspilne Ukraine/JSC UAP/BCGlobal Images Ukraine via Getty Images

    Tracking Ukraine’s Reconstruction Funds

    Wolfgang Fengler & Vladyslav Rashkovan show how digital tools can streamline the process, improve transparency, and provide accountability.

Edit Newsletter Preferences

Set up Notification

To receive email updates regarding this {entity_type}, please enter your email below.

If you are not already registered, this will create a PS account for you. You should receive an activation email shortly.