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2 ways Biden can help health workers and fight COVID-19

President Joe Biden and his team have laid out an ambitious plan to tackle COVID-19 in the United States. But to truly end the pandemic, we must also address it at a global level. Without...

Next Steps in Our Global COVID Response: A Message to the World Health Organization's Executive Board

More must be done to ensure essential support and protection for frontline health workers if the COVID-19 response is to succeed.

Congress Must Make Health Workers and COVID-19 Emergency Funding the Priorities

African Health Ministers, IntraHealth International, and Frontline Health Workers Coalition are teaming up to push for this crucial legislation.

To Decolonize Global Nursing and Midwifery, Let’s Rethink How We Train Health Workers

Curricula and training must be country-led and aligned to each nation’s unique needs.

COVID-19, Decolonizing Global Health Top of Mind for Global Health Students Today

The pandemic offers a stark example of global health’s colonialist nature and history.

COVID-19 Puts More Women and Girls in Danger from Abusers

We need more data about gender-based violence during the pandemic. But how do we make sure collecting them does more good than harm?

Here’s What We’re Doing to Make IntraHealth the Antiracist Organization We Strive to Be

We have a long road ahead. These are some of the steps that will get us there.

Frontline Health Workers Abroad Help Protect Us—Let’s Support Them

Having enough health workers won’t make diseases go away, but it can prevent them from becoming pandemics in the first place.

Making Sense of Resource Abundance during COVID-19

To avoid information overload, be smart about how you pass information on to your teams.

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