Lancet Editor Argues Global Health Benefits North More Than South In CUGH Debate
The Lancet: Offline: The case against global health
Richard Horton, Lancet editor-in-chief
“Sometimes it is useful to argue deliberately and aggressively against an idea you passionately believe in. Within that argument, there may be areas of truth you would ordinarily dismiss, but which you know must be addressed directly. I am grateful to the Consortium of Universities for Global Health for commissioning the case against global health to be put in a debate last week at its annual conference in Washington, D.C. The proposition: global health investments benefit countries of the Global North more than those of the Global South…” (5/17).
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