A call to action to reform academic global health partnerships

Binagwaho, Agnes, Allotey, Pascale, Sangano, Eugene, Ekström, Anna M. and Martin, Keith, (2021). A call to action to reform academic global health partnerships. thebmj, 1-2

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    Author Binagwaho, Agnes
    Allotey, Pascale
    Sangano, Eugene
    Ekström, Anna M.
    Martin, Keith
    Title A call to action to reform academic global health partnerships
    Appearing in thebmj
    Publication Date 2021-11-01
    Place of Publication London
    Publisher BMJ Publishing Group Ltd
    Start page 1
    End page 2
    Language eng
    Abstract The global health enterprise has contributed to improving the wellbeing of people and increasing access to health services. However, deep structural inequities persist between institutions from high-income countries (HICs) and those in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) in access to resources, training, and knowledge. This results in significant health inequities, lack of ownership, lost opportunities, misguided priorities, and wholly insufficient attempts at achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Power imbalances are embedded across funding opportunities, research management and coordination, knowledge production and transfer, access to training resources and most technical and political aspects of global health.1 The current pandemic, which has further highlighted these inequities, is an opportunity to acknowledge and rectify these gaps.2 The changes needed include ensuring that partnerships between HIC and LMIC institutions are equitable and that benefits from those arrangements accrue equally to all parties. Collaborations rooted in respect, honesty, equity, as well as commitment to mutual capacity building and health outcomes aligned with the needs of the LMIC …
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    Keyword Call to action
    Copyright Holder The Authors
    Copyright Year 2021
    Copyright type Creative commons
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