Global public goods and health.

@article{Smith2003GlobalPG,
  title={Global public goods and health.},
  author={Richard Dana Smith},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2003},
  volume={81 7},
  pages={
          475
        }
}
Health improvement requires collectiveas well as individual action, and the healthof poor populations in particular requirescollectiveactionbetweencountriesaswellas within them. Initiatives such as theGlobal Fund to Fight AIDS,Tuberculosisand Malaria reflect a growing awarenessofthisfact.However,initiating,organizingand financing collective actions for healthat the global level presents a challengeto existing international organizations (1).Theconceptof‘‘globalpublicgoods’’(GPGs) suggests one… CONTINUE READING

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