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West Africa’s Ebola Outbreak

Ebola is a highly fatal virus, for which there is no cure or vaccine. Watch Now

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Syria’s Crisis

The Global Health Policy Center examines the catastrophic situation surrounding health care and human suffering in Syria and the long-term consequences for the region. Watch Now

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Global Tuberculosis

The CSIS Series on Tuberculosis is a close examination of the U.S. approach to global TB. The series is comprised of six building block papers and an overarching report. Read More

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Family Planning

This new CSIS video is designed to bring the voices of Ethiopian women and girls as well as champions of family planning into the U.S. policy discussion. Watch the video

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Health Security

Dr. J. Stephen Morrison analyzes the recently released Global Health Security Agenda Read his commentary

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Ebola’s Hard Lessons

Ebola’s Hard Lessons

Ebola has overwhelmed the containment and treatment measures attempted thus far, and is seriously threatening nearby and neighboring states. Research and development of treatments and vaccines has accelerated, but the speed with which the Ebola virus is mutating has complicated the quest to identify new tools quickly.

Add a Comment | Posted 09/04/2014 by J. Stephen Morrison
The Power of Belief: What Polio and Ebola have in common

The Power of Belief: What Polio and Ebola have in common

The myriad of challenges contributing to the persisting spread of Ebola in West Africa – the biggest Ebola outbreak since the viral haemorrhagic fever was discovered in 1976 – echo some of the biggest obstacles which continue to challenge the global efforts to eradicate polio.

Add a Comment | Posted 09/03/2014 by Guest Author
Health in the Inaugural Global Youth Wellbeing Index

Health in the Inaugural Global Youth Wellbeing Index

Health is a foundational component to overall wellbeing, with economic development and education outcomes closely linked to health results. Yet the Global Youth Wellbeing Index, released in April, shows that large global disparities remain in both mental and physical health situations among youth.

Add a Comment | Posted 08/29/2014
A Race to Save Lives

A Race to Save Lives

A study published in the July 31 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) has made it increasingly clear that the world faces the threat of losing one of its most important tools in the global fight against malaria.

Add a Comment | Posted 08/19/2014 by J. Christopher Daniel
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