Kaiser Family Foundation Survey Examines Americans’ Knowledge Of Global Health Issues

Humanosphere: Survey: Americans know about Zika, but not U.S. global health efforts
“Since 2010, the percentage of Americans who say they have heard ‘a lot’ or ‘some’ about U.S. global health efforts has dropped by 21 percent, according to a survey released last Thursday by the Kaiser Family Foundation. This downward trend is in stark contrast to the recent increase in attention to specific global health crises, like the Zika outbreak, said Liz Hamel, one of the study’s authors and director of the foundation’s public opinion and survey research team…” (Nikolau, 4/28).

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