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Africa CDC rolls out strategy to ramp up coronavirus testing

5 June 2020

The Partnership to Accelerate COVID-19 Testing in Africa aims to ramp up testing, contact tracing, and treatment of coronavirus cases on the continent. East Africa Correspondent Sara Jerving looks at how it will work.

Space tech is helping conservation efforts better inform development in Africa

5 June 2020

Satellites have been used in Africa to prevent poaching; monitor deforestation and grassland degradation; and prevent uncontrollable wildfires.

What's driving Rockefeller's new commission on data and health?

4 June 2020

The 3-D commission will focus on health determinants, data, and decision-making, with members ranging from the NCD Alliance to Facebook.

Opinion: Government leaders and Gavi must do something new for equal access to COVID-19 vaccines

4 June 2020

As fear mounts of a worldwide fight in which manufacturers prioritize selling to the highest bidders, important questions need to be answered before any fund is launched. This commentary outlines what should be done differently.

Opinion: Building on past success to prevent a COVID-19-related food crisis

4 June 2020

Governments have the power to reduce COVID-19’s impacts on global food security. ActionAid USA explains why supporting farmers in the global south is a strategic place to start.

Taking stock of the Trump administration's Africa policy

4 June 2020

The Trump administration's Africa policy has been slow to evolve and remains rather opaque, though it has a clear focus on trade and investment and competition with China.

Inside Development

Africa CDC rolls out strategy to ramp up coronavirus testing

5 June 2020

The Partnership to Accelerate COVID-19 Testing in Africa aims to ramp up testing, contact tracing, and treatment of coronavirus cases on the continent. East Africa Correspondent Sara Jerving looks at how it will work.

Global Views

Opinion: On equity in the international development sector — we need more intravists

5 June 2020

While activism involves external efforts to bring about systemic change in society, intravism involves internal efforts to change organizational structures, this op-ed explains.