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The Lancet Examines Goals, Challenges Of U.S. Office Of Global Health Diplomacy

The Lancet reports on the role of diplomacy in U.S. global health efforts, highlighting a recent appearance by Ambassador Eric Goosby, head of the U.S. State Department’s Office of Global Health Diplomacy and the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, at a town hall forum at the Kaiser Family Foundation in Washington,…

Working Paper Examines Global Health Governance In China, India

“In my new working paper, ‘Enter the Dragon and the Elephant: China’s and India’s Participation in Global Health Governance,’ I examine these two leading emerging countries’ role in global health governance (GHG) and how further participation can be complicated by domestic health challenges,” Yanzhong Huang, a senior fellow for global…

Global Interconnectedness Influences Population Health

In a global health review article in the New England Journal of Medicine, Anthony McMichael of the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health at the Australian National University examines the effects of globalization and “international connectivity” on “human health, international health care, and public health activities.” He discusses how…

Proposed BRICS Development Bank Should Focus On Improving Population Health

“Leaders of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) nations met in Durban, South Africa, last week (March 26-27), for their fifth annual summit, and made an intriguing decision: to establish between them a new development bank,” a Lancet editorial states. “The bank would mobilize resources for infrastructure…

Analyzing China, India’s Roles In Global Health Governance

Noting the release of a new Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) paper by Yanzhong Huang, titled “Enter the Dragon and the Elephant: China and India’s Participation in Global Health Governance,” Stewart Patrick, senior fellow and director of CFR’s Program on International Institutions and Global Governance, writes in his “The Internationalist” blog, “The…

New Issue Of GHD-NET’s Health & Foreign Policy Bulletin Available Online

The March 2013 issue (.pdf) of the Global Health Diplomacy Network’s (GHD-NET) Health & Foreign Policy Bulletin is now available online. Among other topics, the issue features articles on “[t]he politics of medicine and the global governance of pandemic,” “gender-based violence in South Sudan,” “[c]oncepts in and perspectives on global health diplomacy,” and “[p]rivate…

Recent Releases In Global Health

‘Complacency Is Dangerous’ In Global HIV/AIDS Fight: A Lancet Editorial is critical of UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe’s statement in the annual UNAIDS report that “We have halted and begun to reverse the epidemic.” The editorial states, “These words, from the head of a U.N. agency, are reckless and premature, and…

U.N. Says PMTCT Of HIV Is Achievable, Efforts Must Target Millions Currently ‘Falling Through The Cracks’

“A generation of babies could be born free of AIDS if the international community stepped up efforts to provide universal access to HIV prevention, treatment and social protection, the United Nations said on Tuesday,” Reuters reports. The declaration came on the eve of World AIDS Day, as U.N. leaders released a new report (.pdf), which found “millions of women and children, particularly in poor countries, fall through the cracks of HIV services either due to their gender, social or economic status, location or education,” according to the news service (Kelland, 11/30).

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