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Interview – Juliet Sorensen

Interview – Juliet Sorensen

Juliet Sorensen discusses the ‘opioid epidemic’, explains the limitations that international law has in tackling the problem, and argues for criminal justice reform,

Follow the People to Go beyond What We Have Already Done

Follow the People to Go beyond What We Have Already Done

The fight against HIV, malaria and tuberculosis is more important than ever in a world increasingly affected by natural disasters, conflicts and economic crises.

A Matter of the Heart: The Silent Killer of the Most Vulnerable People

A Matter of the Heart: The Silent Killer of the Most Vulnerable People

The increase in cardiovascular diseases represents an imminent threat to the most vulnerable populations, particularly women, children, displaced people and migrants.

“I Am African, I Am Not a Virus”

“I Am African, I Am Not a Virus”

It’s time to dignify and put into action the words “there is no health without mental health” as a humanitarian imperative.

Overlooked and Misunderstood: The Neglected Victims of Humanitarian Crises

Overlooked and Misunderstood: The Neglected Victims of Humanitarian Crises

Older women and men’s health issues are rendered invisible by a humanitarian system that relegates them to the back of the queue.

When Partnership Creates the Magic to save Lives

When Partnership Creates the Magic to save Lives

Many of the health challenges that confront humanity transcend national borders, and require all countries to work together for the global public good.

Human Security in the Age of Ebola: Towards People-centered Global Governance

Human Security in the Age of Ebola: Towards People-centered Global Governance

Successfully addressing public health crises requires development of a global community organized around the ethical obligation to provide human security while maintaining accountability to beneficiaries.

Ebola and the Politics of a Global Health Crisis

Ebola and the Politics of a Global Health Crisis

Ebola reveals that the globality of global health governance is a fallacy. It is not only a health crisis, but a crisis of divisive global health governance.

Self-Determination and Indigenous Health: Is There a Connection?

Self-Determination and Indigenous Health: Is There a Connection?

When people lack autonomy their mental and physical health tends to deteriorate, and for those who feel the least autonomous, the outcomes are generally the worst.

The Human Right to Health

The Human Right to Health

There are many policy issues at the national and international levels that could be informed by the right to health, but an important one concerns access to health care by irregular migrants.

Swine flu calls into question the meaning of global health security

Swine flu calls into question the meaning of global health security

The current swine flu outbreak takes place amidst ongoing international efforts to establish a system of global health security. While considerable progress towards this goal has been made, serious unresolved problems mean that the concept and practice of global health security is likely to face severe challenges.

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