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Promoting Global Health: The Case for Global Health Impact Initiatives

Nicole Hassoun

in Global Health Impact: Extending Access to Essential Medicines

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197514993
eISBN:
9780197515020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514993.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The third chapter presents the book’s new proposal for addressing the access to medicines problem. It suggests that by collecting and analyzing data on global health, people can come up with new ways ... More


Health: Medicine for Market Failure

Georgia Levenson Keohane

in Capital and the Common Good: How Innovative Finance is Tackling the World's Most Urgent Problems

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178020
eISBN:
9780231541664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178020.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Looks at the range of innovations that have emerged in recent years to improve financing for global health objectives, and examines various approaches, including global levies like UNITAID and ... More


Beyond Experimental Political Philosophy: Evaluating Global Health Impact Certification

Nicole Hassoun

in Global Health Impact: Extending Access to Essential Medicines

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197514993
eISBN:
9780197515020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514993.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The sixth chapter suggests that examining the prospects for a Global Health Impact labeling and certification campaign might expand the domain of traditional philosophical inquiry in an important ... More


Global Health Impact: Extending Access to Essential Medicines

Nicole Hassoun

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197514993
eISBN:
9780197515020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514993.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Every year 9 million people are diagnosed with tuberculosis, every day more than 13,400 people are infected with AIDs, every 30 seconds malaria kills a child. Many people suffer and die young because ... More


Pathways Towards a Framework Convention on Global Health: Political Mobilization for the Human Right to Health

Kent Buse, Lawrence Gostin, and Eric Friedman

in Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Volume 16

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688999
eISBN:
9780191768118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688999.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter focuses on the global initiative—the Joint Action and Learning Initiative on National and Global Responsibilities for Health (JALI)— which seeks to establish a Framework Convention on ... More


Covenants in Occupational Health

Igor Fedotov

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The right to a safe and healthy work environment is a fundamental human right. Two organizations within the United Nations system are directly concerned with occupational health: the International ... More


Rating Efforts to Extend Access on Essential Medicines: Increasing Global Health Impact1

Nicole Hassoun

in Health Inequalities and Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748646920
eISBN:
9780748676682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646920.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Global inequality impacts global health. The rich can, but the poor cannot, access many of the existing medicines they need. This paper considers the prospects for rating pharmaceutical companies' ... More


Men at Risk: Masculinity, Heterosexuality and HIV Prevention

Shari Dworkin

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479806454
eISBN:
9781479819683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806454.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Although the first AIDS cases were attributed to men having sex with men, over 70 percent of HIV infections worldwide are now estimated to occur through sex between women and men. In Men at Risk, ... More


Confronting Global HIV/AIDS

Susan M. Reverby

in Co-conspirator for Justice: The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656250
eISBN:
9781469656274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656250.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Berkman worked with former comrades to counter the denialists who believed HIV did not cause AIDS. Through Barbara Zeller’s connections, he made contacts with radical epidemiologists at Columbia’s ... More


International perspectives

Colin Palfrey

in The Future for Health Promotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447341239
eISBN:
9781447341277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341239.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers international perspectives in the area of health promotion. It begins with an overview of health promotion as a global enterprise, citing major developments such as the ... More


Global-Health Impact Labels

Nir Eyal

in Global Justice and Bioethics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195379907
eISBN:
9780190267711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379907.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter introduces the Global-Health Impact Labels (GHILs), which are a form of accreditation awarded to corporations that have made significant impact on global health. Though the idea is not ... More


His Full Self

Susan M. Reverby

in Co-conspirator for Justice: The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656250
eISBN:
9781469656274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656250.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As Berkman battled a variety of cancers over the first years of 2000s, he also continued his global health work on HIV/AIDS. Whether it was a demonstration at the United Nations to demand global ... More


Co-conspirator for Justice: The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Susan M. Reverby

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656250
eISBN:
9781469656274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656250.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Alan Berkman (1945–2009) was no campus radical in the mid-1960s; he was a promising Ivy League student, football player, Eagle Scout, and fraternity president. But when he was a medical student and ... More


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