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A “Heroic” COVID-19 Testing Campaign in Thailand

Jul 2, 2020

A “Heroic” COVID-19 Testing Campaign in Thailand

A hospital chain prioritizes community testing and outreach to keep health-care workers healthy.

Nepal’s Largest Biogas Plant Adapts to COVID-19

Jun 30, 2020

Nepal’s Largest Biogas Plant Adapts to COVID-19

By taking on clients like hospitals and farmers, a Nepali company supports institutions that are saving lives and feeding people.

How to Counter COVID-19’s Impact in Africa

Jun 24, 2020

How to Counter COVID-19’s Impact in Africa

Mo Ibrahim calls for partnerships that can coordinate a long-term response to the global pandemic.

"We Are All Facing the Global Pandemic"

Jun 24, 2020

"We Are All Facing the Global Pandemic"

The European Commission’s Katarína Mathernová explains why partnerships are critical, especially in times of crisis.

The Private Sector’s Role in Africa’s Recovery

Jun 10, 2020

The Private Sector’s Role in Africa’s Recovery

Businessman and African Union Special Envoy Strive Masiyiwa on the need for the private sector to adapt and pivot to come out of COVID-19 stronger.

Rebuilding after COVID-19: 4 Ideas That Might Help

Jun 10, 2020

Rebuilding after COVID-19: 4 Ideas That Might Help

As countries try to stop the pandemic, efforts are also underway to attract private sector investment.

Venture Capital Funds Adjust Investment Strategies

Jun 10, 2020

Venture Capital Funds Adjust Investment Strategies

New trends are reshaping how accelerators and seed funds invest in start-up companies in emerging economies.

Mexico Takes Eye Care Digital Amid COVID-19

Jun 5, 2020

Mexico Takes Eye Care Digital Amid COVID-19

A Mexican eye-care introduces digital services to keep clients healthy—despite the pandemic.

How to Rebuild From the Shock of COVID-19

May 27, 2020

How to Rebuild From the Shock of COVID-19

Economist Mohamed A. El-Erian says that today’s "unsettling journey" requires a careful phasing of relief, reopening, and stimulus programs.

Company Matches Workers with New Jobs in Midst of COVID-19

May 27, 2020

Company Matches Workers with New Jobs in Midst of COVID-19

One innovative online recruiter in Brazil offers tips to job seekers and businesses on how to better position themselves in a changing economic landscape.

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