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No, We Are Still Not Ready for a Global Pandemic

Four years ago, a devastating Ebola outbreak in West Africa killed more than 11,000 people and sparked worldwide fear of a global pandemic. Worldwide, leaders committed to prioritizing preparedness to ensure this […]

The Current State of Global Outbreak Preparedness and Response

With the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo rapidly escalating to dangerous levels, the global health community must consider how much progress has been made to […]

Are We Prepared for the Next Global Outbreak?

On July 24, 2018 the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo officially declared the country’s ninth outbreak of Ebola closed. Just days later, a 10th outbreak […]

Let’s Talk About Menstrual Health

On any given day more than 800 million women and girls are menstruating, yet menstrual health and hygiene is a neglected health and development issue. Stigma, taboos, and ignorance around […]

A Pledge on International Women’s Day: Female Donors, Join Forces

Originally published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy, March  8, 2018. We are facing a pivotal moment in history where two major movements are aligned. The #MeToo groundswell is changing the […]

Is the International Development Community Ready for a Pandemic?

Is the international development community ready for a pandemic? This is the question posed to Gabrielle Fitzgerald, CEO Panorama, and to Nancy Lee, Global Policy Lead at Wellcome Trust, by […]