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How to Improve on a Good Year for Global Health

The discovery of new viruses, vaccines, and treatments in 2019 was the result of investments in global surveillance, cross-sector partnerships, and scientific advances. At a time when misinformation is calling into question the validity of facts, MELVIN SANICAS argues that the world needs to support science more than ever.

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Climate Leadership from Developing Countries

It is only right that advanced economies provide additional technological and financial assistance to help developing countries address the growing climate crisis. However,  LEE WHITE and TANGUY GAHOUMA argue that climate solutions will not come solely from the West: developing countries also have an opportunity to lead this transformation.

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A World Without AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria

The global focus on ending AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria by 2030 has proven tremendously effective in rapidly scaling up access to treatment in developing countries. But if the world is to meet these ambitious goals, national governments and international development institutions must work together to build stronger health systems.

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Natural-born climate commitments

Although most countries have acknowledged the threat posed by climate change and established targets for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, the international community still has not made the same level of commitment to environmental conservation. Yet it is our natural ecosystems that will save us from catastrophe – if we let them. SALLY JEWELL explains.

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Closing the technology and education gap

As advances in artificial intelligence and automation continue, the distance between high-skilled elites and everyone else will only grow. To counter this problem, we should be using new technologies to educate more people at lower cost argue former Prime Minister GORDON BROWN and ANANT AGARWAL.

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