Understanding change in global health policy: ideas, discourse and networks.

@article{Harmer2011UnderstandingCI,
  title={Understanding change in global health policy: ideas, discourse and networks.},
  author={Andrew Harmer},
  journal={Global public health},
  year={2011},
  volume={6 7},
  pages={
          703-18
        }
}
  • Andrew Harmer
  • Published in Global public health 2011
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • How is radical change in global health policy possible? Material factors such as economics or human resources are important, but ideational factors such as ideas and discourse play an important role as well. In this paper, I apply a theoretical framework to show how discourse made it possible for public and private actors to fundamentally change their way of working together--to shift from international public and private interactions to global health partnerships (GHPs)--and in the process… CONTINUE READING

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