Protecting human security: proposals for the G7 Ise-Shima Summit in Japan

The Lancet, Volume 387, No. 10033, p2155–2162, 21 May 2016
Author: Japan Global Health Working Group
“In today’s highly globalised world, protecting human security is a core challenge for political leaders who are simultaneously dealing with terrorism, refugee and migration crises, disease epidemics, and climate change. Promoting universal health coverage (UHC) will help prevent another disease outbreak similar to the recent Ebola outbreak in west Africa, and create robust health systems, capable of withstanding future shocks. Robust health systems, in turn, are the prerequisites for achieving UHC. We propose three areas for global health action by the G7 countries at their meeting in Japan in May, 2016, to protect human security around the world:…”
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