Penn Today

Health equity in a time of global crisis

Jennifer Prah Ruger, PhD, discusses global health equity in a time of global crisis, why it matters for everyone, where U.S. policy is succeeding and failing, and what we need to do going forward. “The solution is to have a much better system to understand and control emerging zoonotic diseases,” says Prah Ruger, founder and director of the Health Equity and Policy Lab at SP2.