New Voices COVID-19 Coverage

Updated 5/26 As the coronavirus crisis wreaks havoc around the globe, New Voices fellows are providing important insights on how the pandemic is hitting Africa, Asia and Latin America as well as important policy suggestions on how governments and health authorities should respond. To date, 42 New Voices Fellows have given over 115 interviews and …

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This Doctor’s App Is Helping Libya Triage Its Coronavirus Patients

BY Andrew Wight Libyan doctor-turned-tech-CEO Mohamed Aburawi helped develop a telehealth platform so doctors who had left their countries could treat patients back home– now it’s being used to help triage cases in Libya’s fight against COVID-19. Aburawi grew up in Libya, studied medicine and did a surgical internship in Egypt before securing in 2015 …

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Twitter Q&A with Brenda Moore

On March 19, 2020, we interviewed our 2019 fellow Brenda Moore on Twitter. She founded KEEP: Kids Educational Engagement Project in Liberia when schools shut down for Ebola. She recently wrote an article about what schools should do now for Coronavirus. Here is a transcript of the conversation! Q1) In 2014, during the #Ebola crisis, …

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Redstone: Food, Elixir Of Life

In hopes of gleaning some new or otherwise interesting facts about food and nutrition and expand the conversation beyond the Aspen-centric avocado toast and kale salad, I sat in on a session last week titled Food, Elixir of Life at Aspen Ideas: Health. Dan Glickman, whose many roles include working as the U.S. Secretary of …

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Harnessing the Momentum of #MeToo

For Naadiya Moosajee, white male privilege is the cause of #MeToo — but it may also be the solution. "When [men] start to open the doors," Naadiya says. "Things change… I'm now teaching white men how is it that they can use their white privilege to be able to start positive conversations and to be …

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