Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 17, issue 1, P12-16 2006 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2006.0035 View full text
Bailus Walker, Caswell A. Evans, Charles Mouton

Abstract: Global finance, trade, communication, media, politics, and the cultivation of overseas relationships to advance U.S. interests are among the forces that have engendered what we now know as globalization, a historical development towards worldwide interconnectedness. While manifest in diverse realms, globalization powerfully influences human health and health services and poses challenges for physicians and other health care professionals. To review these challenges and their ramifications, a workshop was conve…

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