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Ifeanyi M. Nsofor

Ifeanyi M. Nsofor

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Ifeanyi M. Nsofor, a medical doctor, is a Senior New Voices Fellow at the Aspen Institute, a Global Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity at George Washington University, and an Innovation Fellow at PandemicTech.

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  1. Health Solidarity Is Health Security
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    Health Solidarity Is Health Security

    Oct 25, 2022 Ifeanyi M. Nsofor highlights the importance of combating nationalist parochialism in eradicating infectious diseases.

  2. Helping Premature Babies Survive
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    Helping Premature Babies Survive

    Dec 21, 2020 Ifeanyi M. Nsofor explains how four interventions can lead to better outcomes for preterm births in low-resource settings.

  3. The COVID Comorbidity Crisis
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    The COVID Comorbidity Crisis

    Aug 27, 2020 Ifeanyi M. Nsofor calls attention to another brewing health crisis among those who have been infected by the coronavirus.

  4. Nigeria’s Mental Health Desert
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    Nigeria’s Mental Health Desert

    May 25, 2020 Ifeanyi M. Nsofor & Bell Ihua call for improved education, legislation, and support systems reduce stigma and improve care.

  5. Why an Ebola Vaccine Is Not Enough
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    Why an Ebola Vaccine Is Not Enough

    Jan 16, 2020 Ifeanyi M. Nsofor identifies four priorities to help maximize the impact of a potentially game-changing breakthrough.

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    Resentment on the Western Front

    Sławomir Sierakowski thinks the Polish public needs a more open and honest conversation about refugees before resentment spirals.
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    Crypto’s Well-Worn Path to Crisis

    Xavier Vives writes that, despite the novelty of the assets, the narrative of FTX’s collapse was established long ago.
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    The Unavoidable Crash

    Nouriel Roubini anticipates a stagflationary debt crisis, owing to a dangerous combination of inflation and over-borrowing.
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    War Over Taiwan?

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. considers whether a deterrence arrangement that has worked for 50 years is still sufficient.
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    The Contested Fed

    James Livingston

    By all accounts, central banks – particularly the Fed, because the dollar is still the world’s dominant currency – already act as investment authorities. But their recent bailouts have exacerbated economic inequality, and have done little or nothing to address climate change.

    reviews three books that, each in its own way, reveal a central truth about the world’s leading central bank.
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    The Economics of Mainstreaming Climate Action

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Selma Mahfouz identify the risks and short-term costs associated with the energy transition over the next decade.
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    Killing Twitter

    Antara Haldar explains what Elon Musk fundamentally misunderstands about the platform – and about free speech.
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    The Napoleons of Big Tech

    Bill Emmott

    Recent events in the technology sector suggest that investors and lenders should be demanding a premium to cover the risk that a star entrepreneur will become an egomaniacal dictator. With each business cycle, it seems, old lessons must be relearned.

    sees in the industry’s harsh reckoning this year lessons that apparently can’t be learned often enough.
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    The Crypto Emperor’s New Clothes

    The collapse of several crypto platforms this year – including the spectacular crash of the second-largest cryptocurrency exchange, FTX – has raised fundamental questions about the credibility of a digital innovation once hailed as the key to democratizing finance. Has crypto finally been exposed as a scam, or will a new, stronger crypto industry emerge from the current turmoil?

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