Posts Tagged ‘COVID-19’

Looking Back and Looking Forward: COVID’s Impact One Year Later

One year ago, when we first learned that a mysterious virus was spreading around the world, we could hardly imagine that COVID-19 would claim more than 2.6 million lives and counting. The dreadful months that followed were […]

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The Urgent Case for Global Vaccine Equity

Developing a vaccine against COVID-19 is the most pressing challenge – and most impressive achievement – of our time. But vaccines alone are not enough. We must ensure that everyone has access to them. Vaccine equity is […]

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The Moment to Act is Now

“Applause without action is no longer acceptable.” – HRH Princess Muna al-Hussein of Jordan When the World Health Organization (WHO) designated 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, nobody could have predicted the result. […]

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Leadership in Times of Crisis – Part Two

“Nurses are being put at increased risk at a time when their communities need them more than ever before. What makes the attacks especially terrifying is that health care personnel are responding to a crisis that is […]

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Leadership in Times of Crisis – Part One

In April 2020, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health invited me back to its Voices in Leadership webcast, which focuses on effective leadership to create positive change in public health. It was my second guest […]

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The Urgent Need for Investment in Nurses

The International Year of the Nurse and Midwife is shining the spotlight on nursing in ways no one could have predicted. Across the globe, nurses have stepped up to meet the COVID-19 crisis and save lives. Their […]

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