Health spending and foreign aid in the Pacific

SYDNEY, 09 OCTOBER 2020 (THE INTERPRETER)—In 1918 and 1919, the influenza pandemic swept across the world and killed millions. The Pacific suffered disproportionately high mortality. While around three percent of the world’s population died of influenza, mortality reached 22% in some Pacific nations, such as Samoa. Pacific islanders are generally overrepresented globally for the burden […]