WHO reforms long overdue, critics say
- ‘The market does not solve social problems. Public health does.’. Robbins, Anthony // Journal of Public Health Policy;2009, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p257
The author reflects on the perception of Margaret Chan, the director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), that the public health can solve the social problems. He shares that Chan has cited on the efficiency of the health programs prescribed by the World Bank because this has led to...
- Effects of global financial crisis on funding for health development in nineteen countries of the WHO African Region. Kirigia, Joses M.; Nganda, Benjamin M.; Mwikisa, Chris N.; Cardoso, Bernardino // BMC International Health & Human Rights;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p4
Background: There is ample evidence in Asia and Latin America showing that past economic crises resulted in cuts in expenditures on health, lower utilization of health services, and deterioration of child and maternal nutrition and health outcomes. Evidence on the impact of past economic crises...
- Saving Banks, Saving Lives. Chand, Sudeep; Heymann, David L. // World Today;Jun2010, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p25
In this article the author examines the connections between global finance and health care. A number of issues are discussed including the damage done to health care by the global financial crisis of 2008-09, the actions of the World Health Organization, and the role of the Group of Eight in...
- The Storm's Aftermath. Meyer, Charles R. // Minnesota Medicine;Feb2012, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p4
The article discusses the impact of the 2007 recession on health care sector in the U.S. As stated, due to recession the government program was contracted and the poor people who were working became jobless and homeless. It states that uninsured patients were struggling with Medicare cuts and...
- Reshaping Global Health. Dybul, Mark; Piot, Peter; Frenk, Julio // Policy Review;Jun/Jul2012, Issue 173, p3
This article discusses the 21st-century concentration on the redesign of global health initiatives such as the Monterrey Consensus, the Paris Declaration, and the Accra Accord to include a results-based approach and a focus on mutual accountability. Topics include the effect of the global...
- Avoiding partisan fireworks. Grassley, Chuck // Hill;6/11/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 68, pS.8
The article presents the author's views and opinions regarding the issues faced by U.S. political leaders such as financial troubles and healthcare coverage and cost.
- Tough times have impact on shoppers. // Chain Drug Review;10/25/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 18, p49
The article reports on the impact of global economic crisis on the lives of Americans which causes them to postpon their visit to their physicians and abandon their prescriptions.
- UAE's healthcare market still attractive - Deloitte. // MiddleEast Insurance Review;Feb2012, p21
The article offers information on the development in the healthcare market, despite the global financial crisis in United Arab Emirates.
- The mixed health systems syndrome. Nishtar, Sania // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Jan2010, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p74
The author provides perspective on global health programs that are focusing on system requirements, particularly with the global financial crisis and the need to achieve cost-effective disease prevention and treatment. Groups involved are said to include the Group of Eight (G8) governments,...