Canadian foreign aid for global health: Human security opportunity lost

@article{Spiegel2009CanadianFA,
  title={Canadian foreign aid for global health: Human security opportunity lost},
  author={Jerry M. Spiegel and Robert L. Huish},
  journal={Canadian Foreign Policy Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={15},
  pages={60 - 84}
}
The adoption of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 189 United Nations member countries in September 2000 drew attention to the urgency of rectifying the extreme disparities in human well-being that had grown to unacceptable levels globally in the closing decades of the twentieth century. For Canada, a country then styling itself as playing an active role in supporting peacekeeping and other constructive missions to improve the welfare of disadvantaged individuals, and whose foreign… 
GLOBALIZATION, HUMAN SECURITY AND SOME INTERVENING CONCERNS
Traditionally the concept of “security” has been couched in neo-realist terms, relating to protecting the territorial integrity and political sovereignty of nations. This continues to be a legitimate
Global health diplomacy: Barriers to inserting health into Canadian foreign policy
Health opportunities and risks have become increasingly global in both cause and consequence. Governments have been slow to recognise the global dimensions of health, although this is beginning to
Health in Canadian foreign policy: the role of norms and security interests
ABSTRACT Despite health’s prominent place in Canadian foreign policy, as evidenced in the on-going support for maternal newborn and child health (MNCH) initiatives, little is known about the driving
Global health governance after the financial crisis: making health equity matter
This article analyzes some of the main challenges to global health governance (GHG) arising from the financial crisis, with a specific focus on emerging resource constraints linked to budget cutbacks
Why Does Cuba ‘Care’ So Much? Understanding the Epistemology of Solidarity in Global Health Outreach
Cuba currently has more than 38,000 health workers providing emergency relief, long-term community-based care and medical education to some of the most vulnerable communities in the world. This
A critical public-health ethics analysis of Canada's international response to HIV
TLDR
This qualitative study involved in-depth, semi-structured interviews with 23 experts on Canada's international response over time revealed an underlying dilemma between Canada's philanthropic desire to ‘do the right thing’ for the broader public good and Canada's commitment to its own economic growth and other forms of self-interest.
A case study of global health at the university: implications for research and action
TLDR
A case study of global health at Canada's largest health sciences university and how its internal organization influences research and action is examined to examine factors that inhibit collaboration in global health work at universities.
Perceived Imperative Influence of Entrepreneurial Education on Human Security
Human security safeguards the vital core of all human lives from critical pervasive threats, in a way that is consistent with long-term human fulfillment despite the increased level of unemployment
Comparison Between Authoritarian and Democratic Countries in the Pandemic Era
  • Li Sheng
  • Political Science
    Contributions to International Relations
  • 2021

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 104 REFERENCES
Canada and Human Security: The Need for Leadership
The end of the Cold War was hailed by many at the time as the beginning of an era of unparalleled peace and prosperity. There was enormous optimism that the international community, released from the
Health, security and foreign policy
Over the past decade, health has become an increasingly important international issue and one which has engaged the attention of the foreign and security policy community. This article examines the
Uneven Health Outcomes and Political Resistance under Residual Neoliberalism in Africa
  • P. Bond, G. Dor
  • Political Science, Economics
    International journal of health services : planning, administration, evaluation
  • 2003
TLDR
A human rights perspective being developed by the African Social Forum is, in contrast, consistent with broader international trends in the opposition to corporate globalization.
Cuba's International Cooperation in Health: An Overview
In the first years after Cuba's 1959 revolution, the island's new government provided international medical assistance to countries affected by natural disasters or armed conflicts. Step by step, a
The First United Nations Millennium Development Goal: A cause for celebration?
The first and most prominent United Nations Millennium Development Goal (MDG-1) has been widely celebrated. Yet, four reflections should give us pause. Although retaining the idea of "halving extreme
Branding ‘transformation’ in Canadian foreign policy: Human security
Within the study of foreign policy, there is an growing awareness of the importance of “brand development” in terms of the active attempts by states to cultivate a positive (inter)national identity
The Uncertain Future of Human Security in the UN
TLDR
This chapter concludes that the narrow definition of human security is unnecessarily restrictive, leaving out too many relevant threats, and that the UN system is uniquely positioned to actualise a broad threshold-based conceptualisation.
Cuban Medical Internationalism and the Development of the Latin American School of Medicine
In response to Hurricane Mitch (1998) in Central America, which claimed over 30,000 lives, Cuba sent medical brigades to the affected region and constructed the Latin American School of Medicine just
‘Creating the world's best development agency’? Confusion and Contradictions in CIDA's New Policy Blueprint
ABSTRACT Analysis of Canada's International Policy Statement as a blueprint for radically improving the work of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). The overarching objective and
The Challenge of Global Health
Less than a decade ago the biggest problem in global health seemed to be the lack of resources available to combat the multiple scourges ravaging the worlds poor and sick. Today thanks to a recent
...
...