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What does global health have to do with foreign policy? Hillary Clinton: “everything”

On 16 August 2010, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took time out of her busy schedule to speak about the Obama administration’s Global Health Initiative (GHI) to faculty and students at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). With so many crises in the world, what was a Secretary of State doing […]

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Time to rethink the mission of European medical schools?

In her blog article “Rethinking the mission of medical schools”, Jemma Weymouth summarizes a recent debate which asks whether US medical schools are producing the health workforce that America needs. The recent study that sparked this debate did so by ranking US medical schools in an innovative and highly provocative way: on the extent to which they accomplish […]

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GHE Response to EU Stakeholder Consultation on a Future Trade Policy

Following the ‘Europe 2020’ paper adopted by the European Commission on 3 March 2010, the European Commission DG TRADE launched a broad public consultation on the future direction of EU trade policy. The Commission’s intention is to set out its policy during autumn 2010, explaining how trade policy can help achieve the objectives of the ‘Europe 2020’ […]