global health

Editorial

What Science Can Offer

By Julia J. MacKenzie - 04/21/2020

In a crisis, turn to deliberate, collaborative, transparent science. 

New Article

Vaccine Diplomacy and Political Diversification in Mexico’s Science and Technology Stakeholders

This article documents important examples of vaccine policies and diplomacy in Mexican history, some of them developed by new stakeholders as part of an emergent science diplomacy discourse. 

Perspective

COVID-19 as a Revelation: Challenges in Global Health Diplomacy & Disaster Diplomacy

This piece compiles the four presentations of the session on Global Health Diplomacy and Disaster Diplomacy, held virtually on the third day of the 2020 AAAS-TWAS Summer Course on Science Diplomacy on September 23, 2020. 

Perspective

“Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired”: We Must Do Better in Global Health Because We Know Better

The authors discuss the urgent necessity for the U.S. to address enduring systemic issues and develop strategies to integrate diplomacy into various dimensions of global health initiatives to significantly improve global health. 

Article

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.

Editorial

America’s Science Policy and Science Diplomacy After COVID-19

By E. William Colglazier - 06/28/2020

I believe that science policy and science diplomacy can play a key part in getting America back on track, but that first requires a candid assessment of what has gone wrong with our science advisory ecosystem and science-policy-society interface.

Editorial

Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Catastrophic Failures of the Science-Policy Interface

By E. William Colglazier - 04/09/2020

Catastrophic failures of the science-policy interface in many countries and globally have led to disastrous outcomes for public health, the economy, and international collaboration. 

Article

A Diplomat’s Perspective on Use of Science and Evidence in Implementing PEPFAR

By Jimmy Kolker - 04/18/2018

This is the story of PEPFAR's creation and early implementation from the perspective of the U.S. ambassador to Uganda, among the first countries in Africa to use data and evidence to describe, track, and treat HIV and AIDS patients. 

Article

Fostering an International Culture of Biosafety, Biosecurity, and Responsible Conduct in the Life Sciences

In this article, the authors describe approaches to biosafety, biosecurity, and responsible conduct in the life sciences, including how they are covered by international treaties, international organizations, and professional organizations. 

Article

Linking Evidence to Policy in Latin America

By Cristina Rabadán-Diehl - 06/19/2017

Connecting evidence to policy is a challenge worldwide but especially in Latin America, where resources are scarce and politics unpredictable. 

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