How long is data stored? Who has copies? Can it be deleted? What about informed consent? Re-examining aid data security after the Taliban’s rise.

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This pandemic is a taste of things to come. We’re not ready.

First, there were whispers of women being sexually abused by aid workers during the Ebola response. Then, we heard 51 voices.

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‘Someone has to step up. If we are silent and do nothing, then we fail the next generation.’

Anticha Sangchai, a university lecturer in Pattani, started a football league encouraging participation regardless of religion or politics. She and other women in southern Thailand are trying to build peace in divided communities. (Luke Duggleby/TNH)

In 1970, the tropical disease was only a danger in nine countries. Now, it afflicts over 100.

A municipal worker fumigates a market to prevent the spread of dengue fever and other mosquito-borne diseases in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on 25 July 2019. Dengue infections reached new records in Latin America last year. (Jorge Cabrera/REUTERS)

Joining the (quantum) dots on a public health conspiracy theory.

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‘The coronavirus is a risk to everyone — but the greatest risks are to refugee communities like ours.’

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