Stanford Visiting Professor David Heymann Urges Global Health Community To Position Needs To Resonate With Policymakers

Stanford Medicine’s “Scope”: Visiting scholar urges global health community to “think like a politician”
“With funding for global health on the chopping block in many nations, Stanford visiting professor David Heymann, MD, offered practical advice for the global public health community recently: Think like a politician. In a talk on campus with Paul Costello, the School of Medicine’s chief communications officer, Heymann … discussed the importance of understanding how foreign policy decisions are made and positioning public health needs in a way that resonates with policymakers…” (Leslie, 4/17).

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