The COVID-19 pandemic is a health crisis of unprecedented proportions that has brought countries to their knees. It is a lived nightmare, during which we witness daily death tallies, individual financial ruin, and national economic collapse. Health advocates and practitioners are rightly focused immediately on doing everything in their power to mitigate the impact of the virus and save as many lives as possible. But in the few moments of pause we can find, we are also asking ourselves an important question: What is our responsibility to channel the current global attention on health toward building a brighter and healthier future?

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