The U.S. Commitment to Global Health: Recommendations for the New Administration
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The U.S. Commitment to Global Health:
Recommendations for the New Administration
(2009)
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At this historic moment, the incoming Obama administration and leaders of the U.S. Congress have the opportunity to advance the welfare and prosperity of people within and beyond the borders of the United States through intensified and sustained attention to better health. The United States can improve the lives of millions around the world, while reflecting America's values and protecting and promoting the nation's interests.

The Institute of Medicine-with the support of four U.S. government agencies and five private foundations-formed an independent committee to examine the United States' commitment to global health and to articulate a vision for future U.S. investments and activities in this area.

Topics

  • Health and Medicine — Public Policy
  • Health and Medicine — Public Health and Prevention
  • Health and Medicine — Policy, Reviews and Evaluations

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52 pages | 8 1/2 x 11
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Table of Contents

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Front Matter i-xii
Summary 1-30
Notes 31-33
Works Cited 34-40
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National Research Council. The U.S. Commitment to Global Health: Recommendations for the New Administration. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2009.

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