In the Name of Global Health: Trends in Academic Institutions

  title={In the Name of Global Health: Trends in Academic Institutions},
  author={Sarah B. J. Macfarlane and Marian Jacobs and Ephata Kaaya},
  journal={Journal of Public Health Policy},
This paper describes accelerating development of programs in global health, particularly in North American academic institutions, and sets this phenomenon in the context of earlier programs in tropical medicine and international health that originated predominantly in Europe. Like these earlier programs, the major focus of the new global health programs is on the health needs of developing countries, and perhaps for this reason, few similar programs have emerged in academic institutions in the… 
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