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Ann Aerts

Ann Aerts

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Ann Aerts is Head of the Novartis Foundation.

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  1. Virtual Health for All
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    Virtual Health for All

    Nov 5, 2021 Ann Aerts identifies ways to ensure that the pandemic-induced boom in digital care is equitable and inclusive.

  2. A Digital Path to Health for All
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    A Digital Path to Health for All

    Jul 5, 2019 Ann Aerts & Steve Davis highlight the potential of new technologies and artificial intelligence to address a crucial global goal.

  3. The Global Promise of Digital Health
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    The Global Promise of Digital Health

    Oct 10, 2018 Ann Aerts & Harald Nusser explain how new technologies are transforming medical care in developing countries.

  4. The Promise of Telemedicine
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    The Promise of Telemedicine

    Feb 19, 2018 Koku Awoonor-Williams & Ann Aerts show how an innovative health-care program in Ghana could be a model for expanding health access elsewhere.

  5. The Promise of Digital Health
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    The Promise of Digital Health

    Dec 23, 2016 Ann Aerts offers guidelines for conceiving and implementing primary-care solutions in poor countries.

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    Russia’s Financial Crisis Must Come Sooner

    Simon Johnson shows why a low price cap for the country’s crude exports would render the Kremlin’s war economy untenable.
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    QE with Chinese Characteristics?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng urge China to use monetary policy to tackle some of the biggest challenges it faces.
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    Why Europe and Latin America Need Each Other

    Josep Borrell

    In a world of giants, the EU and Mercosur together represent just 10% of the world’s population and 20% of global GDP. If either wants to wield global influence, it needs the other, making the EU-Mercosur trade agreement a strategic imperative.

    urge European Union and Latin American leaders to revive momentum toward a long-overdue trade agreement.
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    Let the WTO Referee Carbon Border Taxes

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how a revived World Trade Organization can play a central role in combating climate change.
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    Elon Musk’s Not-so-Hidden Agenda

    Jason Stanley thinks the mogul's takeover of Twitter reflects his interest in destroying all democratic information spaces.
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    Saadia Zahidi on government spending, debt distress, the Iran protests, and more

    Saadia Zahidi argues that social-safety nets must be customized and targeted to ensure efficiency, advocates a more responsible approach to deficit reduction and fiscal consolidation, describes the complex recipe for helping countries reap the benefits of greater female labor-force participation, and more.
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    The Birth of a New International Order

    Joschka Fischer sees global great-power relations taking shape around a Sino-American dominated pentarchy.
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    The World Cup Syndrome

    Raj Persaud reflects on the effects that loving the “beautiful game” can have on one’s health and finances.
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    Rebooting the World Bank

    Suma Chakrabarti & Chris Humphrey outline key reforms that could help the institution regain the trust of developing countries.

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