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The people and politics driving global health.

10/17/2020 6:05:00 PM

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The people and politics driving global health.

Advertisement is a new weekly newsletter for leaders, policymakers, and advocates who need to connect to the people and politics driving the global health agenda. We’ll track the conversation between Washington and multilateral organizations such as the World Health Organization, the United Nations, international NGOs and foundations, private funders and multinational corporations — zeroing in on the key players and key agendas.

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We’ll dig into key developments in infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and malaria, and critical global issues such as maternal health, mental health, humanitarian and crisis response, and the international health consequences of a changing climate. As the pandemic weakens the global economy and swallows up funding for other global health efforts, we’ll also track resource fights in the world of health research and in the world of global development and poverty alleviation.

This newsletter will draw on POLITICO’s deep bench of specialist health care journalists around the world. Read more: POLITICO »

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