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Seth Berkley

Seth Berkley

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Seth Berkley is a former CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.

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  1. The Climate Crisis Is Also a Health Crisis
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    The Climate Crisis Is Also a Health Crisis

    Dec 1, 2022 Seth Berkley & Werner Hoyer explain why global leaders must urgently introduce equitable pandemic-response mechanisms.

  2. The G20 Must Recommit to COVAX
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    The G20 Must Recommit to COVAX

    Sep 3, 2021 Seth Berkley urges global leaders to support the COVID-19 vaccine-access facility in four crucial ways.

  3. The Added Value of Vaccination
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    The Added Value of Vaccination

    Jun 29, 2021 Seth Berkley shows how routine immunization programs in poorer countries help to improve global disease surveillance.

  4. A Moment of Truth in the Pandemic
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    A Moment of Truth in the Pandemic

    Sep 16, 2020 Seth Berkley, et al. believe that widespread participation in a new global vaccine-access facility would signal a turning point.

  5. The Fastest Way Out of the Pandemic
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    The Fastest Way Out of the Pandemic

    Jul 15, 2020 Seth Berkley, et al. argue that the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access Facility is the key to overcoming the coronavirus.

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    Carbon Credits Hold the Key to Combating Deforestation

    Roselyn Fosuah Adjei explains how nature-based offsets could help reduce emissions and benefit local communities.
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    Alexei Navalny Did Not Die for Nothing

    Ian Buruma

    The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.

    highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.
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    The Submergence of Emerging Markets

    Andrés Velasco worries that major middle-income economies are facing a prolonged slowdown, jeopardizing global convergence.
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    How AI Could Reshape Medicine

    Junaid Nabi highlights the new technology’s potential to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.
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    Making Bretton Woods Work for Africa

    Hippolyte Fofack envisions a reformed global financial architecture that provides equal access to long-term patient capital.
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    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
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    Putin’s Silk Road Around Sanctions

    Robin Brooks & Simon Johnson urge Europe and the G7 to stop the re-export of Western goods to Russia from Central Asia and the Caucasus.
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    To Fight Climate Change, End Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

    Günther Thallinger & Ludovic Subran urge policymakers to recognize the true costs of a policy that harms the planet and does not help the poor.

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