Investing In, Involving Civil Society Important For Better Health Outcomes, Experts Say

BMJ Opinion: Investing in civil society for better democracy and better health
Roopa Dhatt, co-founder and executive director of Women in Global Health, and colleagues discuss the role of civil society in health, writing, “The covid-19 pandemic and recent examples of racial injustice around the world make the voices of individuals, families, and communities most affected or at risk for poor outcomes all the more valuable. Investing in strong, independent civil society is the smart thing to do and the right thing to do for better democracy and better health…” (10/23).

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