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WHO’s Fairy Dust Financing

Posted on by Laurie Garrett

Laurie Garrett writes that the organization responsible for international public health is increasing its budget by millions of dollars — but its plan for coming up with the cash to help battle epidemics like Zika isn’t grounded in reality.

Read the full article on ForeignPolicy.com. Published May 2016. 

‘Pandemic,’ by Sonia Shah

Posted on by Laurie Garrett

Laurie Garrett reviews Sonia Shah's new book, Pandemic, for The New York Times, arguing that it should have modeled itself off of her previous book on malaria to focus solely on cholera. 

Read the full review here. Published March 2016. 

Cholera is Coming

Posted on by Laurie Garrett

Laurie Garrett discusses the recent outbreak of cholera in Iraq, arguing that El Nino, climate change, and political instability could cause the crisis to escalate. 

Read the full article on ForeignPolicy.com. Published November 2015. 

 

 

The Drug Tradeoffs in TPP Deal

Posted on by Laurie Garrett

Laurie Garrett writes about the effect that the Transpacific Partnership will have on the pharmaceutical industry and global access to life-saving medications. 

Read the full article on CFR.org. Published October 2015. 

Saving Our City

Posted on by Laurie Garrett

Laurie Garrett provides a comprehensive history of New York City's recent development projects and their irreversible ramifications on the city's affordability for local communities.

Read the article on Save the View Now.  Published August 2015.

The Ebola Review, Part II

Posted on by Laurie Garrett

Germany's Angela Merkel is leading the G-7 charge to seriously reform the World Health Organization. Laurie Garrett discusses whether or not her campaign will actually lead to lasting change.

Read the full text on ForeignPolicy.com. Published on June 6, 2015.