Archive for January 2nd, 2014

Global Health Is a Call to Action

Global health research

As the world grows more interconnected, its size seems to shrink. This makes global health research all the more important.

Global health research examines the health issues and concerns that transcend conceptual boundaries such as race, class, ethnicity, culture and national borders. These are issues of such magnitude that they can have a global political and economic impact. For example, global health research helps battle such complicated, problematic diseases like Avian Flu Virus, or SARS.

The commonality of certain health issues and concerns, such as infectious diseases that can spread from one country to the next, requires a collective effort if the world wants to conquer these challenges. It allows countries the chance to work together , and learn from each other’s experiences. It can help d

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