NPR Blog: Global Trends to Watch in 2020

January 6, 2020

NPR in a recent blog post highlights some key global trends to watch in 2020, including rising demand for humanitarian efforts.

The United Nations in a recent forecast suggests a record 168 million people will require humanitarian assistance due to a range of issues including disease outbreaks and extreme weather, according to the post.

According to the post, the global health community is expected to ramp up efforts to “address the injustices and inequities that can be traced to the era when Western countries colonized poor countries … .”

To read the full blog post, click here.

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