Innovation in Global Health Governance: Critical Cases

Innovation in Global Health Governance: Critical Cases

by John J Kirton, Andrew F Cooper

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Analyzing twenty-first century innovations in global health governance, this volume addresses questions of pandemics, essential medicines and disease eradication through detailed case studies of critical and rapidly spreading infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and SARS and 'lifestyle' illnesses such as tobacco-related illnesses, all of which are at the centre of the current global health challenge.

Given its contemporary focus and wide range of world leading experts, this study is highly suitable for courses on global governance generally and global public health specifically across political science, economics, law, medicine, nursing and related fields. Scholars, practitioners and clinicians seeking a context for their front line health care provision will find this volume invaluable.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409499022
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 03/28/2013
Series: Global Environmental Governance
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 19 MB
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About the Author

Professor Andrew F. Cooper, The Centre for International Governance Innovation, Canada and Professor John J. Kirton, University of Toronto, Canada

Andrew F. Cooper, John J. Kirton, Michael A. Stevenson, Andrew T. Price-Smith, Yanzhong Huang, Carolyn Bennett, Adam Kamradt-Scott, Sonny Shui-Hing Lo, Kathryn White, Maria Banda, Hany Besada, Jillian Clare Cohen-Kohler, Lisa Forman, Robert Scott, Wilfred Wilkinson, John Eberhard, Jeff Collin, Kelley Lee, Benedikte Dal, Laura Sunderland, Nick Drager, Nikolai Roudev, Catherine Kunz, Caroline Khoubesserian.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Part I Introduction: Critical cases in global health innovation, Andrew F. Cooper, John J. Kirton and Michael A. Stevenson. Part II Responding to Pandemics: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome: Epidemic of fear; SARS and the political economy of contagion, Andrew T. Price-Smith and Yanzhong Huang; Lessons from SARS: past practice, future innovation, Carolyn Bennett; The WHO and SARS: the challenge of innovative responses to global health security, Adam Kamradt-Scott. Part III Accessing Affordable Medicines: SARS and avian influenza in China and Canada: the politics of controlling infectious disease, Sonny Shui-Hing Lo; The role of civil society in pandemic preparedness, Kathryn White and Maria Banda; In-flew-enza: pandemic inluenza and its security implications, Yanzhong Huang. Part IV Accessing Affordable Medicines: Coming to terms with Southern Africa's HIV/AIDS epidemic, Hany Besada; The renovation of institutions to support drug access: is it enough?, Jillian Clare Cohen-Kohler; Global health governance from below: access to AIDS medicines, international human rights law, and social movements, Lisa Forman. Part V Conductiong Campaigns Against Chronic Illness; Polio and Tobacco: Rotary International and eradicating polio, Robert Scott, Wilfred Wilkinson and John Eberhard; Globalisation and the politics of health governance: the framework convention on tobacco control, Jeff Collin and Kelley Lee. Part VI Defining Future Directions in Global Health Governance: Forging the trade link in global health governance, Benedikte Dal, Laura Sunderland and Nick Drager; Explaining compliance with G8 health commitments, 1996–2006, John J. Kirton, Nikolai Roudev, Laura Sunderland and Catherine Kunz; Global health initiatives: a healthy governance response?, Caroline Khoubesserian. Part VII Conclusion: Innovation in global health governance, John J. Kirton and Andrew F. Cooper; Bibliography; Index.

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