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Global Health Security in China, Japan, and India

Assessing Sustainable Development Goals

February 1, 2024 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9780774867719
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Description

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a newfound emphasis on the importance of global health security: the idea that countries must coordinate their efforts globally to address pressing international public health threats while meeting their own specific domestic health care needs. Global Health Security in China, Japan, and India investigates how global health security is evolving in three major Asian countries that have committed to adhering to the international health standards and targets in accordance with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Contributors explore three areas of global health security in the SDG agenda: strengthening access to primary health care, protecting and promoting public health, and integrating global markets into health care provision. As this comprehensive volume demonstrates, despite having to balance cost and affordability, stakeholder demands, political ideology, and global economic pressures with decisions about how to best meet global health standards, all three countries have made significant advances in health law and policy over the past decade.

About this Author

Lesley A. Jacobs is Vice-President, Research and Innovation at Ontario Tech University and a professor emeritus at York University. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and co-editor of The Justice Crisis: The Cost and Value of Accessing Law. Yoshitaka Wada is a professor at Waseda Law School and widely published in Japan. Ilan Vertinsky is Vinod Sood Professor of International Business Studies, Strategy and Business Economics in the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia and co-author of Japanese Economic Policies and Growth: Implications for Businesses in Canada and North America.

Contributors: Tiffany Chua, Jennifer Fang, Ziying He, Hiroyuki Kojin, Kelley Lee, Wenqin Liang, Mariela Maidana-Eletti De Amstalden, Marc Mccrum, Neil Munro, Toshimi Nakanishi, Nidhi Sejpal Pouranik

ISBN: 9780774867719
Format: Trade paperback
Series: Asia Pacific Legal Culture and Globalization
Pages: 296
Publisher: UBC Press
Published: 2024-02-01

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