Wednesday, December 27, 2006

The Challenge of Global Health

A very good article in the latest Foreign Affairs journal:
The Challenge of Global Health
Laurie Garrett
From Foreign Affairs, January/February 2007
Summary: Thanks to a recent extraordinary rise in public and private giving, today more money is being directed toward the world's poor and sick than ever before. But unless these efforts start tackling public health in general instead of narrow, disease-specific problems -- and unless the brain drain from the developing world can be stopped -- poor countries could be pushed even further into trouble, in yet another tale of well-intended foreign meddling gone awry.