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Sania Nishtar

Sania Nishtar

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Sania Nishtar is CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.

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  1. Fifty Years of Immunization Success Call for 50 More
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    Fifty Years of Immunization Success Call for 50 More

    Apr 25, 2024 Sania Nishtar touts the remarkable results of global collaboration on routine vaccination and foresees continued progress.

  2. Digital-Payment Systems Could Revolutionize Health Care
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    Digital-Payment Systems Could Revolutionize Health Care

    Feb 21, 2023 Sania Nishtar sees rapid uptake of mobile wallets as the key to integrating the latest technology into essential services.

  3. Climate Policy Is Social Policy
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    Climate Policy Is Social Policy

    Nov 4, 2021 Sania Nishtar explains why Pakistan’s efforts to combat global warming go hand in hand with its anti-poverty programs.

  4. How Cash Transfers Prevent Lockdown Tragedies
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    How Cash Transfers Prevent Lockdown Tragedies

    Aug 19, 2020 Sania Nishtar explains how Pakistan emergency payments to households have mitigated the pandemic's socioeconomic fallout.

  5. Bringing Gender Equality to Global Public Health
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    Bringing Gender Equality to Global Public Health

    May 8, 2018 Helen Clark & Sania Nishtar share the findings of a new report that documents how major health organizations leave women behind.

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    Iran’s Succession Crisis Is a Legitimacy Crisis

    Abbas Milani explains why few Iranians within or outside the country truly mourn the death of President Ebrahim Raisi.
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    Central Banks’ New-Old Inflationary Bias

    Kenneth Rogoff explains why policymakers are more likely to risk higher prices during periods of economic uncertainty.
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    Can AI Improve Family Life?

    Anne-Marie Slaughter & Avni Patel Thompson foresee parents and other caregivers spending more time on meaningful activities, and less time on drudgery.
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    Maxims for the AI Age

    Reid Hoffman

    Far too often, debates about technology, innovation, and progress fall into crude dichotomies – humans versus machines, utopia versus dystopia – that distract from the matter at hand. Rather than fixating on extremes, we should adopt a more nuanced and historically informed view of our tools, and of ourselves.

    offers six principles to guide our thinking about the technology's potential risks and rewards.
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    Europe’s Carbon Border Tax Advances the Fight Against Climate Change

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how the European Union’s carbon-price mechanism could encourage other countries to follow suit.
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    Africa Can’t Prosper Without Regional Trade

    Kingsley Moghalu argues that the continent has been missing a key ingredient of robust, sustained growth.
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    Divestment from Israel Will Not Bring Peace

    Anne O. Krueger argues that meeting protesters' demand would weaken US universities – one of America’s sources of strength.
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    The US-China Trade War Heats Up

    A spate of new US tariffs on Chinese goods has raised the specter of full economic decoupling between the world’s two largest economies. For many observers, the measures are not only misguided, but also counter-productive, with the potential to undermine economic dynamism, hamper climate action, and trigger geopolitical conflict.

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    The Indian Election and the Country’s Economic Future

    Raghuram G. Rajan

    Economically, India today feels like a place of limitless possibilities. But with only a narrow window in which to grow rich before it grows old, the policy decisions it makes today will have an outsize influence on its future prospects.

    worries that the country will squander its massive potential by trying to emulate China's growth strategy.

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