Thursday, December 8, 2016
  1. Globalizing the Fight Against Non-Communicable Disease

    George Weisz

    Globalizing the Fight Against Non-Communicable Disease

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     calls for more resources to support efforts to tackle NCDs in low- and middle-income countries.

    Newsart for Globalizing the Fight Against Non-Communicable Disease Fabrice Coffrini/Getty Images

    Global health organizations and initiatives have traditionally focused on infectious diseases, from malaria (their great failure) to smallpox (their greatest success). But there is an urgent need to tackle less compelling but equally deadly non-communicable diseases, especially in low- and middle-income countries. READ MORE

  2. The End of AIDS

    Jeffrey D. Sachs
  3. Three Ways to Improve Child Health

    Anita Zaidi

    Three Ways to Improve Child Health

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     identifies the key interventions that could save millions of children from diarrhea and pneumonia.

    Indonesia,  Diarrhoea from polluted water Oka Budhi/Getty Images

    Over the last 15 years, the international community has made great strides in improving child health. But, with millions of children under the age of five dying each year from preventable and treatable diseases like diarrhea and pneumonia, the job is far from finished. READ MORE

  4. How to Feed the World

    Bjørn Lomborg
  5. The Many Faces of Malnutrition

    Adebimpe Adebiyi

    The Many Faces of Malnutrition

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     urges governments in West Africa to take decisive action to tackle undernutrition and obesity.

    Malnutrition in Liberia Carolyn Cole/Getty Images

    One in three people worldwide suffer from malnutrition, which includes chronic undernutrition, excessive weight, and obesity. In West Africa, where that rate is much higher, decisive government action is needed to break the vicious cycle of poor health and poor economic outcomes. READ MORE

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