Solvable Setbacks: Global Health Inequity is Solvable

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As part of our Setbacks series examining the impact of COVID-19 on global development, Paul Farmer explains why he is still optimistic after working for 40 years to end global health inequities. Paul Farmer is a professor at Harvard Medical School, Chief of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and Co-Founder of Partners In Health. He believes that solutions flow from addressing social pathologies along with pathogens.

Looking to learn more about global health? Check out these links:

Partners In Health

Fevers, Feuds, And Diamonds: Ebola and the Ravages of History by Paul Farmer

Bending the Arc, Netflix

Pragmatic Solidarity, by Paul Farmer for The Center for Compassion and Global Health

Rwanda starts administering second doses of AstraZeneca vaccines

Partners in Heath, Haiti

The Host

Ronald Young Jr.

Ronald Young Jr., host of Solvable, is an audio producer and storyteller based in Alexandria, VA. He is the Senior Producer and Owner of ohitsBigRon studios, which produces such shows…