Global Health Governance Roundtable Series

Director: Yanzhong Huang, Senior Fellow for Global Health
October 2010 - Present

The goal of the series is to examine the changing landscape of global health governance in the context of emerging powers, empowered non-governmental actors, and shifting health priorities. A number of questions will be discussed, including: What effect will the growing burden of noncommunicable diseases have on the economic growth of India and China? Can the WHO maintain a central role in global health governance, with competition from other actors (e.g., World Bank, WTO, MNCs, Gates Foundation) and the proliferation of new initiatives not housed by WHO (e.g., Global Fund)? How will the emerging powers (e.g., China, India, Brazil) and the rising nonstate actors affect the international community's ability to set priorities and define the upper limits of acceptable action? How does the entrance of health into the realm of "high politics" affect our way of handling transnational health threats?

Four roundtables will take place throughout the winter and spring in New York and Washington, DC.

This roundtable series is sponsored by the International Institutions and Global Governance program and made possible by the generous support of the Robina Foundation.

Meetings

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The Global Fund at Ten Years: Reflecting on Its Impact and Looking Forward to Challenges Ahead

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Role in Global Health

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Brazil and Russia's Engagement in Global Health

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South Africa's Role in Global Health Governance

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A Preview of the World Health Assembly

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NGOs and Global Health Governance

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A Decade of Securitized Health: Lessons Learned

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Governing Health in Fragile States: The Military's Role

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The World Health Organization (WHO) in a Shifting Global Governance Landscape

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The Challenge of Noncommunicable Disease in Emerging Powers

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