Global Health Law & Policy: Ensuring Justice for a Healthier World

Global Health Law & Policy presents the changing global governance necessary to respond to the health threats of the twenty-first century, laying an academic foundation to address law and policy challenges in global health. This textbook provides a foundation for students to understand the changing global landscape, architecture, norms, and diplomacy necessary to support global health governance. Assembling leading academics across global health law and policy, this foundational text (1) explains the conceptual frameworks and governance institutions that define the field, (2) applies global health governance to disease prevention and health promotion, (3) examines economic institutions that influence global health, and (4) analyzes international legal efforts to address rising health threats.