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Nations throughout the world face ongoing challenges when it comes to health care quality, costs, delivery, and access; disease prevention; and public health preparedness. RAND analyzes these global health issues and offers recommendations to help governments, health organizations, and other stakeholders arrive at better outcomes.

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    Research Brief

    Evaluating Global Family Planning Programs

    Feb 2, 2018

    In 2013, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched two programs to help track progress toward a global goal to increase modern contraceptive use by 2020. Evaluating these programs, researchers found opportunities for improvement in four areas.

  • A Chinese military health worker, part of a delegation sent by China to help in the fight against Ebola, has her temperature taken as she arrives at Roberts airport outside Monrovia, November 15, 2014, photo by James Giahyue/Reuters

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    Implications of U.S.-China Collaborations on Global Health Issues

    Jul 31, 2019

    Past U.S.-China collaborations on pandemic surveillance, public health system building, and biomedical research have benefited both countries and the world. But rising tensions over trade, technology sharing, and security concerns may threaten joint efforts on health.

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