Finding solutions to global health problems will require a highly-trained, inter-disciplinary workforce.
Author Archives: Globalization and Health
Researchers in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are under-represented in scientific literature.
The adverse health and equity impacts of transnational corporations’ (TNCs) practices have become central public health concerns as TNCs increasingly dominate global trade and investment and shape national eco…
Global health diplomacy (GHD) focuses on international negotiation; principally between nation states, but increasingly non-state actors However, agreements made at the global level have to be enacted at the n…
There is increased interest in the capacity of US immigrants to contribute to their homelands via entrepreneurship and philanthropy.
In 2004, Ghana began implementation of a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to minimize out-of-pocket expenditure at the point of use of service.
The effectiveness of antibiotics in treating bacterial infections is decreasing in China because of the widespread development of resistant organisms.
In early October 2015, 12 nations signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), promoted as a model ‘21st century’ trade and investment agreement that other countries would eventually join.
Chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have become a huge public health concern in developing countries.
Free trade agreements (FTAs) can affect food environments and non-communicable disease risks through altering the availability of highly-processed foods.
Human capital requires opportunities to develop and capacity to overcome challenges, together with an enabling environment that fosters critical and disruptive innovation.
Strategic, interdisciplinary partnerships are essential to addressing the complex drivers of health inequities that result in survival disparities worldwide.
In response to health care challenges worldwide, extensive funding has been channeled to the world’s most vulnerable health systems.