Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health

  title={Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health},
  author={Ron Gray},
  journal={Nature Medicine},
  • Ron Gray
  • Published 2001
  • Political Science
  • Nature Medicine
Laurie Garret is a journalist who has written extensively on health. The central argument of her book is that public health is a “public good”, providing communitylevel protection from infectious diseases and environmental hazards, and access to medical for the poor. These benefits to the collective are the responsibility of national governments and international agencies such as World Health Organization. The “betrayal of trust” in the title of the book refers to the failure to meet these… Expand
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