An expert panel for research on health and global governance.
Conceptualizing minimum core beyond affordable goods and services – Trade for Human Rights as a minimum core obligation
A proactive approach in trade policy is needed to ensure that trade is aligned with national health priorities and does not undermine the right to health, argues Sakiko Fukuda Parr in this blog post.
Exciting news from GlobalGov for Health
New panel director, renewed advisory board, and an upcoming conference on Universal Health Coverage and health inequities: the Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health is changing!
In February 2014, The Lancet - University of Oslo Commission published its report: The Political Origins of Health Inequity: Prospects for Change.
This report examines power disparities and dynamics across a range of policy areas that affect health and that require improved global governance.The case analyses show how, in the contemporary global governance landscape, power asymmetries between actors with conflicting interests shape political determinants of health.
One of the recommendations of the Commission was to establish an Independent Scientific Monitoring Panel to carry forward of the Commission's messages and provide more research on the complex interaction between global governance and health.