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Developing public-private partnerships to address health inequities 

Health and vaccine inequities The pandemic has exposed long-standing inequalities in healthcare and created a stark contrast between the haves and have-nots. At the country-level, developing countries still do not have enough COVID-19 vaccine to cover the majority of its population. Within developed countries and specifically in underserved communities, vaccine hesitancy remains high and COVID-19...Read more

Helping communities accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations at the last mile 

A little more than a year ago, on March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to be a pandemic. Since then, COVID-19 has dramatically impacted every person’s life across the globe. We are now experiencing how fragile and vulnerable our public health infrastructure is and the importance of fortifying public health processes and...Read more

Improving the pace of vaccine distribution through technology 

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted our health, economy, and psychosocial well-being. Public health mitigation measures such as wearing masks, social distancing, avoiding large gatherings, and washing hands have demonstrated benefit in curbing the spread of infection, but have been implemented inconsistently and unevenly throughout the world, which has limited their effectiveness. Unfortunately, as we...Read more