Digital Timeline Examines Development Of Global Health Organizations Throughout History
Oxford University Press’s “Academic Insights for the Thinking World”: The history of global health organizations
Chelsea Clinton, vice chair of the Clinton Foundation and a lecturer at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia, and Devi Sridhar, professor at the University of Edinburgh’s Medical School and chair in Global Public Health, write, “Established in April 1948, the World Health Organization remains the leading agency concerned with international public health. As a division of the United Nations, the WHO works closely with governments to work towards combating infectious diseases and ensuring preventative care for all nations. The events included in the timeline below, sourced from Governing Global Health: Who Runs the World and Why?, show the development of global health organizations throughout history…” (2/21).