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Global Health: Getting it Right

  • Laurie Garrett
  • Kammerle Schneider
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Abstract

Over the last decade, humanitarian attention to the health of the world’s poor, security concerns over the spread of pandemic diseases, and the recognition that health is a key determinant of economic growth, labor force productivity, and poverty reduction have propelled global health to the forefront of the international development agenda. Correspondingly, since the start of the twenty-first century we have seen the global health landscape transformed by a sixfold increase in foreign aid and private spending (United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon 2007).1

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Global Health Bilateral Donor Male Life Expectancy Global Health Community GAVI Alliance 
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  • Kammerle Schneider

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