Solid piece that discusses the history and politics behind several of the ways we approach talking about nations in the developing/Third/low and middle income/low resource areas of the world.
Pleasantly challenging piece on development, pushing hard on the question of whether prior efforts from the IMF and other such actors are really a primary hindrance in the development of health systems, or if we would have ended up roughly here regardless. The question of “what would you give up to fund X” is a great one to see.
Brief discussion of the economic impact of Ebola. No surprise – not good.
Series of 3 pieces from Laurie Garrett discussing Ebola, influenza, and the MDG/SDGs as we move into 2015. She remains a leading popular writer on global health, and is adept at putting things in perspective while bringing up engaging nuances.