Financial Times Special Report Focuses On Health Agenda Of G20 Meeting

Financial Times: World leaders confront a catalogue of health problems at G20 meeting
“The U.S. election of President Donald Trump and the U.K.’s plans to leave the E.U. have raised concerns among global policymakers over the two countries’ commitment to their leading roles in tackling the world’s health challenges. Both are important international aid donors. But other nations are already stepping forward to play a greater part…” (Jack, 7/7).

Financial Times: Germany puts Africa’s health on G20 agenda
“On the face of it, promoting health as part of the G20 agenda might look like good public relations on the part of Angela Merkel. But for the German chancellor, who this year presides over the G20 grouping of big economies, … health care is a key element of Germany’s engagement with the developing world — Africa in particular. The country’s refugee crisis highlighted for many Germans that the troubles of the rest of the globe, which once seemed far removed from their prosperous towns and cities, could come marching up to their front doors…” (Wagstyl, 7/7).

Financial Times: FT Health: G20
“Health can no longer be just a local or regional concern. Now more than ever, we need global cooperation to address issues such as Africa’s rising population, antimicrobial resistance, China’s c-section problem, HIV prevention, and corporate wellness schemes…” (Multiple authors, 7/7).

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