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Opinion: Texas' power outages were avoidable. Here's what we can learn.

19 April 2021

The traditional power system is no longer adequate. And for many low-income countries, failing to prepare for extreme weather events could cause major humanitarian issues.

Devex Newswire: How the world reached 3 million COVID-19 deaths

19 April 2021

In today's Newswire: How did we get to 3 million, Biden's refugee double take, and the U.K. reassures its critics.

COVID-19 vaccinations could decrease routine immunization for children

19 April 2021

UNICEF is concerned that with overwhelmed health workers and health funds diverted to COVID-19 vaccine rollouts, fewer children might receive routine immunizations.

How funders can best work with governments to scale innovation

17 April 2021

A session at the 2021 Skoll World Forum explored how external funders can navigate partnerships with governments to scale impactful innovation in the public sector.

Former chief innovation officer at USAID has 3 asks for Congress

17 April 2021

Ann Mei Chang reflected on learnings from her time leading the U.S. Global Development Lab at a House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on the role of innovation in development policy.

Antibiotics pipeline ‘insufficient’ to tackle antimicrobial resistance

16 April 2021

The World Health Organization’s latest "Antibacterial Pipeline Report" shows only 43 antibiotics in clinical development. As initiatives scramble to fill the gap, experts worry it won't be enough.

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Opinion: Texas' power outages were avoidable. Here's what we can learn.

19 April 2021

The traditional power system is no longer adequate. And for many low-income countries, failing to prepare for extreme weather events could cause major humanitarian issues.