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Ifeanyi M. Nsofor

Ifeanyi M. Nsofor

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Ifeanyi M. Nsofor, a medical doctor and Senior Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity at George Washington University, is CEO of EpiAFRIC and Director of Policy and Advocacy at Nigeria Health Watch. 

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  1. Helping Premature Babies Survive
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    Helping Premature Babies Survive

    Dec 21, 2020 Ifeanyi M. Nsofor explains how four interventions can lead to better outcomes for preterm births in low-resource settings.

  2. The COVID Comorbidity Crisis
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    The COVID Comorbidity Crisis

    Aug 27, 2020 Ifeanyi M. Nsofor calls attention to another brewing health crisis among those who have been infected by the coronavirus.

  3. Nigeria’s Mental Health Desert
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    Nigeria’s Mental Health Desert

    May 25, 2020 Ifeanyi M. Nsofor & Bell Ihua call for improved education, legislation, and support systems reduce stigma and improve care.

  4. Why an Ebola Vaccine Is Not Enough
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    Why an Ebola Vaccine Is Not Enough

    Jan 16, 2020 Ifeanyi M. Nsofor identifies four priorities to help maximize the impact of a potentially game-changing breakthrough.

  5. Making the Most of the Malaria Vaccine
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    Making the Most of the Malaria Vaccine

    Jul 11, 2019 Ifeanyi M. Nsofor calls for reforms of African countries' health systems to maximize the effectiveness of a new immunization.

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    The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential

    Landry Signé explains why fostering trade integration and regional value chains is essential for the continent to prosper.
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    Geopolitical Davids and Goliaths

    Harold James considers lessons from smaller countries about how to wield power and influence in the twenty-first century.
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    Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe

    José Manuel Barroso explains why global leaders must focus on creating equitable response mechanisms ahead of the next crisis.
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    Italy’s Next Government Must Tackle Climate Security

    Luca Bergamaschi shows why the country’s politicians can no longer afford to ignore a major threat to national security.
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    Europe and the New Non-Alignment

    Laurence Tubiana

    Despite the massive civilian suffering in Ukraine, many countries have been wary of taking sides, owing both to a perception of European double standards and to Russia’s leverage over energy and commodity prices. But while new geopolitical dynamics have complicated climate advocacy, they certainly haven't derailed it.

    sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.
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    The Sting of Climate Risk Is in the Tails

    Mark Cliffe thinks conventional models have overemphasized the long term at the expense of more immediate threats.
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    Should Humanities Professors Be Automated?

    Nicholas Agar considers the implications of recent successes with AI-generated academic research and writing.
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    Should Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits Be Taxed?

    Imposing a one-off tax on energy companies’ extraordinary profits might seem like a no-brainer at a time of soaring inflation, but the idea has more than a few detractors. As policymakers in a growing number of economies move ahead, we asked PS commentators whether they are right to do so.

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    The Global Necessity of American Democracy

    Javier Solana shows why the political health of the United States has become a matter of global concern.

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