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As part of its efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic and in keeping with its 13- year history of bringing diverse disciplines together to tackle global health issues, the Emory Global Health Institute (EGHI) launched a COVID-19 Children’s ebook Competition on April...

May 4, 2020

In these times of fear, anxiety and the possibility of serious illness or even death due to the coronavirus pandemic, I have been thinking a lot about those first days I spent in a secret detention center in Argentina back in 1976. A military coup had taken place and t...

Access to quality health care in the U.S. has long been a topic of debate that often ends in more questions than solutions. Do we trade quality for quantity?  Does expanding health care coverage water down the the quality of care? Who will pay for it?

Often it takes a c...

April 15, 2020

Atlanta is capitalizing on its unique role as the center for global health with the launch of the international Global Health Crisis Coordination Center.

Thanks to $1 million in seed funding from the CDC Foundation and Microsoft, the Center (GHC3) has just been launched...

Responding to the scale and impact of the coronavirus pandemic is a challenge the public health community has not faced in the modern era. While all countries are mounting various levels of response, it is the countries with weak health systems that will likely feel th...

In just a matter of weeks, coronavirus has changed all of our lives in ways that we never would have thought possible.  Life as we know it has been turned on its head. As we’re adapting to social distancing and shelter-in-place orders, we’re all having to make rapid ad...

March 18, 2020

Until this week, I felt that I could continue to do whatever I could get away with as long as I didn’t get infected or infect those I love. I could go to the gym and work out if I kept my distance and washed my hands and my weights. I could meet two friends at a restau...

March 11, 2020

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is announcing another upcoming action by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide resources to state and local jurisdictions in support of our nation’s response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (CO...

The rapid spread of the coronavirus out of Wuhan, China has sparked concern across countries as the international community grapples with how best to contain it. The clock is ticking to find a solution.

Luckily, innovative biotechnology companies are working tirelessly...

March 2, 2020

Heading into an emergency response you know one thing: needs going into the crisis will always evolve and change. That’s to be expected, so it is essential organizations have flexibility to adapt to whatever is occurring on the ground. Since I’ve been at the CDC Founda...

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