List of Acronyms vi
List of Figures and Tables viii
Part I History 11
1 Early International Health Governance Efforts 13
Part II Actors 27
2 The World Health Organization 29
3 The World Bank 46
4 UNAIDS and the Global Fund 63
5 Private Actors 82
6 Civil Society Organizations 99
Part III Key Issues 115
7 The Global Infectious Disease Surveillance Regime 117
8 Framing Health Security 132
9 Access to Pharmaceuticals 144
LSE Politics Blog
"In an era of increasing integration, the challenge of governing global health could not be more pressing. Scholars and policy analysts alike require a clear framework for understanding the complex web of actors and interests in this arena. Jeremy Youde's Global Health Governance offers a critical resource for making sense of past, present, and future developments."
Evan S. Lieberman, Princeton University
"This book will become an important reference for scholars and practitioners engaged in global governance and public health. Accessible and interesting to the non-expert, Global Health Governance draws on an impressive range of examples in order to demonstrate why today 'health has assumed a prominent place on the international agenda.'"
Kim Yi Donne, Texas A&M University
"Provides a very useful and accessible introduction to some of the key actors and issues in contemporary global health governance. Does a good job of setting GHG in historical context, showing the ways in which the field has changed in recent years and the impact of the entrance of a variety of new actors."
Simon Rushton, Aberystwyth University, Wales
- In today's globalized world, international cooperation is essential if health problems are to be governed effectively
- This is a comprehensive introduction to the subject, guiding readers through the evolution and current structure of international health governance
- Examines the key governmental and non-governmental actors, as well as surveying the most pressing problems facing health governance today.
- This book will be essential reading for students of global health politics, global governance, international organization, and human security.