David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 38 (3):490-507 (2010)
This paper considers how we can conceptualize a “global response” to chronic, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) – including cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and tobacco-related diseases. These diseases are the leading cause of death and disability in developed countries, and also in developing countries outside sub-Saharan Africa. The paper reviews emerging and proposed initiatives for global NCD governance, explains why NCDs merit a global response, and the ways in which global initiatives ultimately benefit national health outcomes. As the global response to NCDs matures, and the number of initiatives and partnerships increases, it will become increasingly important to map their respective contributions, and to evaluate progress overall. It is not yet clear what institutional mechanism, if any, will rise above the sea of surrounding initiatives to play this global role. This paper therefore aims to provide a conceptual map for making sense of what individual initiatives contribute to global governance. This map also draws attention to the distinctively “global” public health functions that a global response to NCDs should seek to discharge
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Jennifer Prah Ruger (2012). Global Health Justice and Governance. American Journal of Bioethics 12 (12):35-54.
Sabina Gainotti, Nicola Moran, Carlo Petrini & Darren Shickle (2008). Ethical Models Underpinning Responses to Threats to Public Health: A Comparison of Approaches to Communicable Disease Control in Europe. Bioethics 22 (9):466-476.
Lindsay F. Wiley (2010). Mitigation/Adaptation and Health: Health Policymaking in the Global Response to Climate Change and Implications for Other Upstream Determinants. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 38 (3):629-639.
Ruth Bell, Sebastian Taylor & Michael Marmot (2010). Global Health Governance: Commission on Social Determinants of Health and the Imperative for Change. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 38 (3):470-485.
Janet E. Lord, David Suozzi & Allyn L. Taylor (2010). Lessons From the Experience of U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Addressing the Democratic Deficit in Global Health Governance. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 38 (3):564-579.
Ilona Kickbusch, Wolfgang Hein & Gaudenz Silberschmidt (2010). Addressing Global Health Governance Challenges Through a New Mechanism: The Proposal for a Committee C of the World Health Assembly. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 38 (3):550-563.
Laura Albareda (2011). Integrated Networked Governance on Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability. Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 22:398-410.
Mathias Koenig-Archibugi & Michael Zürn (eds.) (2006). New Modes of Governance in the Global System: Exploring Publicness, Delegation and Inclusiveness. Palgrave Macmillan.
Christian List & Mathias Koenig-Archibugi (2010). Can There Be a Global Demos? An Agency-Based Approach. Philosophy and Public Affairs 38 (1):76-110.
Lawrence O. Gostin & Allyn L. Taylor (2008). Global Health Law: A Definition and Grand Challenges. Public Health Ethics 1 (1):53-63.
Allen Buchanan & Matthew DeCamp (2006). Responsibility for Global Health. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 27 (1):95-114.
Paul Bellaby, Rob Flynn & Miriam Ricci (2011). Substituting 'H2 for C' and Reducing Global Inequalities in Health. Journal of Global Ethics 7 (1):91 - 103.
Andreas Rasche & Dirk Ulrich Gilbert (2012). Institutionalizing Global Governance: The Role of the United Nations Global Compact. Business Ethics 21 (1):100-114.
Jan Sutherland & Elaine Gibson (2007). Cosmopolitanism and Global Public Health. Social Philosophy Today 23:133-148.
Added to index2010-09-30
Total downloads10 ( #148,407 of 1,102,802 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #84,523 of 1,102,802 )
How can I increase my downloads?