U.S. Helping Nations Become More Secure Through Global Health Diplomacy
U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Global Health Diplomacy at the World Health Assembly
Judith Garber, acting assistant secretary for the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES), discusses the U.S. delegation’s attendance at the World Health Assembly and the importance of global health for security and prosperity. She writes, “The United States is working to help countries build their capacity to provide their citizens with decent health care; and to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease outbreaks before global epidemics occur…” (5/24).