Globalization and Health in the New Millennium

Richard Harris, Melinda J. Seid

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This essay provides an overview of the linkages between globalization and health. It examines many of the global health issues associated with the globalization of economic, political, social, and cultural forces in the world today. The conceptualization and analysis of these linkages between globalization and health and the effects of globalization on population health are discussed from the vantage point of various perspectives. Particular attention is given to the global spread of disease, the diseases of globalization, the health inequities associated with globalization, the effects of globalization on environmental health, and the globalization of health-related technologies.
Original languageAmerican English
JournalPerspectives on Global Development & Technology
StatePublished - 2004


  • International Public Health
  • Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration

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