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Top stories: President Biden to convene virtual COVID-19 summit on UN fringes; England simplifies international travel rules; US FDA advisers vote in favour of booster shots for those age...
The global community has an opportunity to make good on the 20th replenishment of a 60-year-old World Bank programme known as the International Development Association.
An initiative in Haryana state, India, offers a potential remedy to under-investment in public health infrastructure – and a silver lining to the pandemic.
Now is the time to harness the power of public-private sector partnerships to create a cross-pollination of ideas for the challenges facing children today.
Top stories: International organizations urge action on vaccine equity; Poll sees hit to US Q3 growth from Delta variant; COVID-19 vaccine booster campaign begins in England.
Top stories: COVID-19 in the Americas; White House planning new travel system; Panama set to offer COVID-19 vaccines to tourists.
The latest Ipsos 'What worries the world' survey shows the issues that are front of mind for people around the world.
Ageing creates unique challenges in relation to loneliness and isolation. This study explores the effects on mental health from devastating losses.
COVID-19 has worsened the existing global learning crisis, with 53% of children in low and low-middle income countries in Learning Poverty.
Food insecurity increased in the US during 2020, according to a new report, with almost 15% of households with children classified as being food insecure.
The 'end' of COVID-19 might mean the point at which it can be managed as an endemic disease; however new variants could become a threat to this goal.
Top stories: Urgent call to accelerate vaccination in Africa; Indian study finds drop in COVID-19 antibodies within four months of first dose; UK recommends booster shots for vulnerable a...