Blog Post Highlights 3 Areas Of Global Health Likely To Be Influenced By Trump Administration
BMJ Blogs: John J. Park and Rifat Atun: Will global health be Trumped?
John J. Park, a Kennedy Scholar at Harvard University, and Rifat Atun, professor of global health systems at Harvard University and the director of the Global Health Systems Cluster at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, write, “Donald Trump’s election as the 45th president of the United States (U.S.) has left many in the global health community startled. … At this critical juncture, we highlight three areas of global health that are likely to be strongly influenced by the new U.S. leadership [abortion and reproductive health rights, PEPFAR, and global climate change] and call for closer collaboration and engagement by international institutions with the new president’s administration in global health affairs, as it begins its tenure…” (11/30).