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At the World Health Assembly, the Global Health Security Network called on countries to double annual contributions by end of 2021. Adam Kamradt-Scott, board director at the Global Health Security Network explains what it'll take to convince countries.
Since February, a number of blog posts and articles have cast doubt on smokers' vulnerability to COVID-19. Anti-tobacco groups, which say many of these pieces have industry ties, are calling for stricter controls.
During a field visit to the wheat-growing region in India in February, CSIRO agricultural scientist Dr. Tony Fischer was shocked at the level of pollution evident. But the issue is yet to catch the attention of other agricultural scientists.
In Africa and the Pacific, leaders are emerging to encourage greater action on global health security. Devex catches up with three experts to ask how they are building capacity and engaging their countries on the issue.