Despite more than two years of COVID-19, we remain steadfast in our mission to improve global health — and there are lots of reasons to be optimistic about the world’s progress.
Over the past year, we’ve seen remarkable collaboration across borders, between institutions, and among individuals. We’ve seen exciting new innovations, progress against some of the world’s deadliest diseases, expanded support for mental health services, and landmark commitments at the UN climate negotiations.
Though the threats to the world’s health are many, there are still plenty of headlines that give us hope for a healthier, more equitable world in 2022. Here are five trends that give us hope for the year ahead.