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One Year of the US National COVID-19 Strategy: Assessing Progress on Pandemic Response and Preparedness

Even as the fight to control COVID-19 at home is far from over, to bring an end to the pandemic, the administration must dramatically expand its global response work—and continue its efforts to rally the international community. Here we provide a rundown of the administration’s progress toward achieving goal seven and offer suggestions for advancing the fight against COVID-19 and readiness to combat future global health threats.

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As Global Health Players Pivot To COVID-19 Responses, We Need Coordinated, Real-Time, Formative Evaluations

An estimated $15.9 trillion has been mobilised to respond to the health and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of this has gone to multilateral and bilateral funders to support low- and middle-income countries’ (LMIC) governments. But how is this money being spent, and how is it impacting country budgets and expenditure more broadly?