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November 30, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Ineffective and inefficient registration processes impede access to lifesaving, quality-assured essential medicines. As a result of inadequate legal provisions, limited capacity within National Regulatory Authorities, and long and unpredictable registration processes as well as low profit...

December 3, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Almost three decades after the highly indebted poor countries (HIPC) initiative cleared $76 billion in unsustainable debts from the balance sheets of 37 countries, the sovereign debt burdens of many African countries are once again approaching concerning levels. But despite the many similarities...

December 7, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

The COVID-19 pandemic is a critical care crisis. Many lives have been lost during the pandemic while countries tried to scale up ventilators and other high-cost critical care services, at times overlooking effective yet low-cost essential emergency and critical care (EECC) practices.

Past

June 24, 2021
COVID-19 will likely reverse many of the social gains that took decades to materialize in Latin America and the Caribbean. The global pandemic is...
June 24, 2021
In the Future of Development series, the Center for Global Development and the Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development and...
June 23, 2021
How has climate change impacted global migration patterns? In a new paper, Ana María Ibáñez, Andrea Velasquez, and Jimena Romero link weather shocks...
June 22, 2021
The Black Lives Matter movement, #AidToo and the failure to support locally-led responses during Covid-19 have shone a spotlight on power imbalances...
June 21, 2021
Engaging Local/National Actors (L/NAs) is critical to the success of every humanitarian action but local expertise and leadership are often...
June 16, 2021
Climate changes require a fundamental rethinking of our approach to the world economy. Africa has contributed the least to these changes, but will be...
June 16, 2021
How much about COVID-19 purchasing agreements is available in the public domain? And how can data sharing and contract publication help policymakers...
June 15, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic revealed just how unprepared the world was for pandemic threats. But what level of investment is necessary to ensure adequate...

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