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The global-health landscape has changed radically in recent years. Key factors are the substantial increase in the number of donors and in funding. Agencies, such as the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the World Bank, now contribute more to global-health programmes than WHO. Although this growth of… (More)
Global health diplomacy is an emerging discipline where health is incorporated into traditional diplomacy as a foreign policy tool. As, with any new area, there is a need for training. This article sets out what global health policy involves and the current academic response to providing training for it.
The field of global health has reached a critical juncture, where both its visibility and the complexity of its challenges are unprecedented. The World Health Organization, as the only global health actor possessing both democratic and formal legal legitimacy, is best positioned to capitalize on this new, precarious situation in public health and respond… (More)
The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the World Health Organization concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. Dotted lines on maps… (More)