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Global Health GovernanceUnderstandings of Global Health Governance: The Contested Landscape

Global Health Governance: Understandings of Global Health Governance: The Contested Landscape [The geographical redistribution of malarious mosquitoes as a consequence of global climate change; the spread of meningococcal disease among pilgrims to the annual Hajj pilgrimage; the spread of resistance as a result of irrational use of antibiotics and other drugs; the implications for access to essential medicines of trade measures protecting intellectual property rights; the worsening of the tobacco pandemic as a result of the global restructuring of the tobacco industry; the weakening of health services in very poor countries as a result of health worker migration — all of these issues, and many others — have come to define a rapidly expanding agenda known as global health (Lee and Collin, 2005). Global health is now among the fastest growing fields, as reflected in the rapid expansion of teaching, scholarly research and policy initiatives worldwide.] http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png

Global Health GovernanceUnderstandings of Global Health Governance: The Contested Landscape

Editors: Kay, Adrian; Williams, Owain David
Global Health Governance — Aug 28, 2015

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Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright
© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
ISBN
978-1-349-30228-4
Pages
27 –41
DOI
10.1057/9780230249486_2
Publisher site
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Abstract

[The geographical redistribution of malarious mosquitoes as a consequence of global climate change; the spread of meningococcal disease among pilgrims to the annual Hajj pilgrimage; the spread of resistance as a result of irrational use of antibiotics and other drugs; the implications for access to essential medicines of trade measures protecting intellectual property rights; the worsening of the tobacco pandemic as a result of the global restructuring of the tobacco industry; the weakening of health services in very poor countries as a result of health worker migration — all of these issues, and many others — have come to define a rapidly expanding agenda known as global health (Lee and Collin, 2005). Global health is now among the fastest growing fields, as reflected in the rapid expansion of teaching, scholarly research and policy initiatives worldwide.]

Published: Aug 28, 2015

Keywords: Global Health; Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome; Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome; Global Health Issue; Public Health Medicine

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