27 February 2020

Junaid Nabi

A public-health researcher at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston
  • A woman wearing a mask and a plastic disposable raincoat as protection against Covid-19, walks near a subway station in Shanghai on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

    The case for global health diplomacy

    - Feb 17, 2020 10:20am
    One of the hallmarks of an effective foreign policy is that it runs in the background, neither loud nor especially visible. Governments must urgently adopt such an approach to stem the growing global panic caused by...
  • In the United States, almost half of the population is unable to access comprehensive mental health care, often owing to financial constraints. Photo: jcomp/

    An intelligent approach to mental health

    - May 16, 2019 2:16pm
    A few years ago, toward the end of his life, my father battled severe depression. As a physician and professor, he did not lack access to mental health care. But he had grown up in a...