By Pascaline Dupas, Joseph Doyle & Karen Macours   STANFORD/BOSTON/PARIS – The arrival of COVID-19 vaccines is giving the

By Gordon Brown & Mark Lowcock   LONDON – Today, 270 million people – equivalent to the combined population of Germany, the

By Mark Lowcock & Axel van Trotsenburg   NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, DC – The toxic cocktail of climate change, conflict, and

By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala   LAGOS – The development and approval of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines less than a year after the

By Manish Bapna & Muhammad Musa   WASHINGTON, DC – The year 2020 changed everything. The world now faces interconnected

By Mariz Tadros BRIGHTON – For most people, the #MeToo movement has become synonymous with campaigns against sexual harassment. The

By Zia Khan & John W. McArthur   NEW YORK – With COVID-19 vaccinations underway in some countries and efforts to expand

By Ifeanyi M. Nsofor   ABUJA – Preterm birth complications are the leading cause of death globally for children under five. Of

By Maximo Torero   ROME – The world is not yet sufficiently alarmed by how much the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the global

By Zulfiqar A. Bhutta KARACHI – When the novel coronavirus first arrived in Pakistan in late February, there was widespread concern