volume 25, issue 3, P593-599 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2011.05.003
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Julio Frenk, Octavio Gómez-Dantés, Felicia M. Knaul

Abstract: This article discusses the nature of the health challenges created by globalization and proposes new forms of international cooperation to confront them. The discussion of global health challenges includes both the transfer of health risks, with an emphasis on infectious diseases, and the international dissemination of health opportunities, including the transfer of knowledge and technology. The authors argue that the health-related challenges and opportunities of an increasingly interdependent world demand ne…

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