COVID-19

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An Overview of Science Diplomacy in South Asia

A multidisciplinary group of scientists discusses the past and present status of science diplomacy in South Asia, with particular reference to existing science and technology agreements, COVID-19 diplomacy, and nationalism.

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The Role of Science Diplomacy in Panama's Response to COVID-19

A multidisciplinary group relates how scientists, diplomats, and decisionmakers in Panama have worked closely with international organizations and countries in the Latin American and Caribbean region to craft the country's COVID-19 response.

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Higher Education Institutions and Science Networks: Unique International Platforms for Accelerated Response to Global Shocks

This article presents examples of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)-based responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, demonstrating the importance of developing, supporting, and maintaining HEI networks in low- and middle-income countries.

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Building the Base: Why a More Diverse, Communication-Savvy Scientific Workforce is the Key to Addressing Future Catastrophes

The disconnect between the public’s trust of scientists and its disregard for scientific advice is a paradox which must be addressed in order to better prepare for future crises.

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National Interest, Global Interest, and Science

By E. William Colglazier - 01/22/2021

The degree to which global concerns are incorporated into national aspirations becomes one of the most important factors in determining whether countries can tackle worldwide problems together. 

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COVID-19 and the Arab World – Between a Rock and Hard Place

By Dalal Najib - 01/22/2021

As countries in the Arab world grapple with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on public health, the economy, and society in general, the author argues it could be a pivotal moment to address deeply rooted structural weaknesses in the region.

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Connecting the Dots: The Role of African National Academies of Science in Informing the COVID-19 Response

By Phyllis Kalele and Stanley Maphosa - 01/22/2021

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, academies of science in Africa and its role in providing credible, independent, and evidence-based scientific advice came into sharp focus.

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We Can Do Better: Lessons Learned on Data Sharing in COVID-19 Pandemic Can Inform Future Outbreak Preparedness and Response

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