Global health is public health

  title={Global health is public health},
  author={Linda P Fried and Margaret E. Bentley and Pierre Buekens and Donald S. Burke and Julio Frenk and Michael John Klag and Harrison C. Spencer},
  journal={The Lancet},
La salute globale e un’area emergente di studi, ricerca e pratiche interdisciplinari che considera gli effetti della globalizzazione sulla salute con particolare attenzione alle questioni inerenti ai
How is globalization affecting the determinants of health, health care systems and the ethos and practice of medicine? What are the effects of global governance “of” and “for” health and how do new
Rethinking the 'global' in global health: a dialectic approach
The author argues for detaching normative objectives from 'global health' definitions to avoid so called 'entanglement-problems' and argues that the proposed concept constitutes an un-euphemistical approach to describe the inherently politicised field of ' global health'.
Health in the Context of Global Health
  • S. Stratton
  • Medicine, Political Science
    Prehospital and Disaster Medicine
  • 2015
In an editorial published by the Lancet in 2009, Koplan and co-authors convincingly proposed the definition for global health to be: global health expands beyond the foundations of infectious disease control and sanitation practice to include the interests of public health, public policy, and the social sciences.
Public Health Education in the United States: Then and Now
A brief summary of US public health education is provided, with primary emphasis on professional public health schools, and how education is evolving in the context of a growing maturity of the public health profession is evaluated.
This issue addresses three of the most fraught and pressing ethical issues of our digital lives: cyberbullying, suicide trolling, and hateful speech. But it also features a discussion of American
Are we there yet? Principles in advancing equity though global public health research
The contexts that led to the evolution of the CCGHR Principles for Global Health Research are reflected and their current reach and impact are highlighted, including their integration in the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Framework for Action on Global Health research.
Global Health: Definition, Principles, and Drivers
Defining global health: findings from a systematic review and thematic analysis of the literature
Extant definitions of global health can be categorised thematically to designate areas of importance for stakeholders and to organise future debates on its definition to help establish a common definition.


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Muhammad Yunus is that rare thing: a bona fide visionary. His dream is the total eradication of poverty from the world. In 1983, against the advice of banking and government officials, Yunus
Global nutrition dynamics: the world is shifting rapidly toward a diet linked with noncommunicable diseases
This article documents the high levels of overweight and obesity found across higher- and lower-income countries and the global shift of this burden toward the poor and toward urban and rural populations.
A Randomized Trial of a Church-Based Diabetes Self-management Program for African Americans With Type 2 Diabetes
The church-based intervention was well received by participants and improved short-term metabolic control and diabetes knowledge and diabetes-related quality of life significantly improved in the SI group compared with the MI group.
The globalization of public health, II: The convergence of self-interest and altruism.
A strong case can be made that enlightened self-interest and altruism will converge in the increasingly interdependent world being shaped by the process of globalization.
The World Health Organization and the transition from "international" to "global" public health.
It is argued that WHO began to refashion itself as the coordinator, strategic planner, and leader of global health initiatives as a strategy of survival in response to this transformed international political context.
Detection of acute infections during HIV testing in North Carolina.
The addition of nucleic acid amplification testing to an HIV testing algorithm significantly increases the identification of cases of infection without impairing the performance of diagnostic testing.
Randomized Trial of a Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention for Low‐income Women: The Weight Wise Program
The Weight Wise Program was associated with statistically significant and clinically important short‐term weight loss and of the 72 WWP participants, 64, 47, and 19% lost at least 3, 5, and 7% of their initial body weight, respectively.
Improved detection of acute HIV-1 infection in sub-Saharan Africa: development of a risk score algorithm
A risk score algorithm could enable rapid, reliable AHI detection in resource-limited settings and could identify 95% of AHI cases by performing nucleic acid or protein tests in only 40% of patients.