health organisations

Eradicating an infectious disease is a lofty goal and not possible for every disease. Controlling or eliminating a disease can be the targets countries aim for.

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Global cooperation, resources and sustained efforts are crucial in the fight against infectious diseases.

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Combining lessons learnt from past outbreaks and the opportunities afforded by new technologies will give the world its best chance of controlling diseases.

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HIV is a global health challenge, affecting 39 million people. Despite progress, challenges persist, including limited access to prevention and ongoing stigma.

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The cooperation required to overcome COVID-19 revived interest in health’s geopolitical role, placing it firmly on the agenda at the upcoming G20 summit.

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Fraudulent and substandard antimalarials drive up case numbers, suffering and death. They are the main obstacle as India pursues malaria eradication by 2030.

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COVAX was supposed to be the elixir for vaccine inequality – it wasn’t. However, lessons can be taken from previous global experiences to help make progress.

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An interdisciplinary ‘One Health’ approach and strong decision-making are our best defence against the next zoonotic-disease outbreak.

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