In the Name of Global Health: Trends in Academic Institutions

@article{Macfarlane2008InTN,
  title={In the Name of Global Health: Trends in Academic Institutions},
  author={S. Macfarlane and M. Jacobs and E. Kaaya},
  journal={Journal of Public Health Policy},
  year={2008},
  volume={29},
  pages={383-401}
}
  • S. Macfarlane, M. Jacobs, E. Kaaya
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
    160 Citations

    Tables and Topics from this paper

    Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

    Scrambling for Africa? Universities and global health
    • J. Crane
    • Political Science, Medicine
    • The Lancet
    • 2011
    • 65
    Teaching International Medicine to Medical Students: A Clinical Imperative
    Global Health in Transition
    • 17
    What is global health
    • 6
    • PDF
    Politics, Power, Poverty and Global Health: Systems and Frames
    • S. Benatar
    • Sociology, Medicine
    • International journal of health policy and management
    • 2016
    • 33
    • PDF
    Education for public health in Europe and its global outreach
    • 11

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 37 REFERENCES
    Should We Establish a North American School of Global Health Sciences?
    • P. Hotez
    • Medicine
    • The American journal of the medical sciences
    • 2004
    • 15
    The World Health Organization and the transition from "international" to "global" public health.
    • 467
    • PDF
    Health in developing countries.
    • 8
    US public health leaders shift toward a new paradigm of global health.
    • 49
    Building global health through a center-without-walls: the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health.
    • 34
    • PDF
    Tropical medicine: 100 years of progress.
    • 14
    • PDF
    Health and Development
    • 163
    The globalization of public health, II: The convergence of self-interest and altruism.
    • 119
    Tropical medicine for the 21st century
    • 16
    The London and Liverpool Schools of Tropical Medicine 1898-1998.
    • 13
    • PDF