For over a decade, Global Health Watch has been thedefinitive source for alternative analysis on health. This new edition addresses the key challenges facinggovernments and health practitioners today, within the context of rapid shiftsin global governance mechanisms and the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. Like its predecessors, it challenges conventional wisdom while pioneeringinnovative new approaches to the field. Collaboratively written by academics and activists drawnfrom a variety of movements, research institutions and civil society groups, itcovers some of the most pressing issues in world health, from the resurgence ofepidemic diseases such as Ebola to the crisis in the WHO, climate change andthe 'war on drugs'.
Combining rigorous analysis with practical policysuggestions, Global Health Watch 5 offers an accessible and compelling case fora radical new approach to health and healthcare across the world.