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First Person: Bangladesh’s Road to Recovery

Sep 2, 2020

First Person: Bangladesh’s Road to Recovery

COVID-19 stories of resilience from Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Getting Developing Countries the COVID-19 Supplies They Need

Jul 29, 2020

Getting Developing Countries the COVID-19 Supplies They Need

IFC's new Global Health Platform will boost supply of face masks, ventilators and, eventually, vaccines.

For Black Women Economists, <br />A Rallying Cry

Jul 28, 2020

For Black Women Economists,
A Rallying Cry

The Sadie Collective promotes pathways for Black women in economics, finance, and public policy.

New Nigerian Biobank Advances Africa’s Genomic Revolution

Jul 28, 2020

New Nigerian Biobank Advances Africa’s Genomic Revolution

Ethnic diversity in human genomic studies is a matter of social justice as well as a scientific imperative. 54Gene and other Africa-based initiatives are taking the lead.

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.