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Health

From pandemics that sweep the globe to one baby in one village getting a life-saving drink of clean water, human health is a web of local and global connections. Sensible and timely policy requires asking the correct questions, and sharing the answers. Human and planetary health are intimately linked, and we hope to bring those links to light by connecting voices and bringing attention to issues ranging from the best way to set up a medical supply chain to the pros and cons of harm reduction policies.

  • 15 March 2018
  • Post by Julian Eckl
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Transforming global health: don't lose sight of the big picture

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have the potential to drive a transformation of global health that lies far beyond the targets represented...

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  • 08 February 2018
  • Post by Multiple
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Turning the phage: vanquishing superbugs

How do we tackle the growing crisis of “superbugs” – bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics? This column describes an international effort to...

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"Innovations go beyond technology. Policy innovations are also critical as they can help to make priorities of both human health and the environment. Governments should eliminate subsidies for nutrient-poor foods and convert those funds to investments for more nutritious crops such as fruits and vegetables."

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