The Globalization of Health: Risks, Responses, and Alternatives

Richard Harris, Melinda J. Seid

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This essay provides a summary and synthesis of the wealth of information, analysis, and conclusions provided by the other contributors to this collection of essays on globalization and health. The major themes addressed are the health risks and health effects of globalization, the responses to these risks and effects at the national and global levels, and the alternatives to the present patterns of globalization in which the health of billions of people around the world and the planet's ecological sustainability are threatened.
Original languageAmerican English
JournalPerspectives on Global Development & Technology
StatePublished - 2004


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

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