INTRO: Nigeria Health Watch started advocating for better funding for epidemic preparedness in 2018. With the various pressing health needs Nigeria faces, it was difficult for policymakers to at first understand why the country should allocate funds to #PreventEpidemicsNaija
🤱 It is #WorldBreastfeedingWeek ! 🤱 This week commemorates the Innocenti Declaration signed in 1990 by policymakers, @WHO , @UNICEF and other organizations to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.
#Coronavirus is reshaping global value chains, and protectionist policies only make disruptions worse. Policymakers need to look outward. Tackling these challenges requires global cooperation. Let's get to work! #COVID19
According to @krogoff of @Harvard , the #COVID19 crisis, by accelerating the shift toward cashless payments, is placing competitive pressure on central banks. If monetary policymakers want to shape the path of innovation, they need to start moving fast.
“For some states, integrity may be the priority while others will emphasize safety. Ultimately the options chosen by a given state will reflect the priorities of state policymakers and elections officials, as well as the constraints of existing policies and laws.” — @QHodgson
As she often does, @SenWarren provides a cogent summary of how federal policymakers should be thinking about the pandemic in the coming months.
Denying climate change won’t make it go away. The job of the intelligence agencies is to tell policymakers the truth, not what they want to hear. And that’s what they did, despite White House efforts to muzzle them. We will get to the bottom of this.
. claims U.S. is the most taxed country. Actually, it's 28th. Making policy is hard when policymakers don’t know the facts