By Syed Munir Khasru   MELBOURNE – COVID-19 continues to have a devastating impact on public health and to rattle the global

By  Tlaleng Mofokeng  JOHANNESBURG – While the world has been fixated on the results of the presidential election in the United

By Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka   NEW YORK – During the COVID-19 pandemic, public life in much of the world has largely ground to a

By Andrea M. Wojnar   MAPUTO – In Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province, a perfect storm of conflict, cyclones, COVID-19, and

By Anuradha Gupta   GENEVA – A recent poll found that one in three Americans would not be willing to receive a COVID-19 vaccine,

By Alice Saisha   LUSAKA – By 2050, Africa will be home to 25% of the world’s workforce. And yet there is no guarantee that those

By Anatole Manzi   KIGALI – Health-care delivery in nearly every country has been disrupted by policymakers’ mistaken initial

By Samir Saha   DHAKA – Last year, a child died of pneumonia every 39 seconds, on average. A form of acute respiratory infection,

By Frew Benson   JOHANNESBURG – Beginning in 2017, Yemen suffered the largest and fastest-spreading cholera outbreak in modern

By Matt Sommerville   LUSAKA – Global positioning system (GPS) technology was originally developed to track nuclear submarines