Global Health and the Future Role of the United States

Ebook Details


Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences, Health and Medicine Division

Year 2017
Pages 384
Publisher National Academies Press
Language en
ISBN 9780309457637
File Size 2.52 MB
File Format PDF
Download Counter 91
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Ebook Description

While much progress has been made on achieving the Millenium Development Goals over the last decade, the number and complexity of global health challenges has persisted. Growing forces for globalization have increased the interconnectedness of the world and our interdependency on other countries, economies, and cultures. Monumental growth in international travel and trade have brought improved access to goods and services for many, but also carry ongoing and ever-present threats of zoonotic spillover and infectious disease outbreaks that threaten all.