Global Health Diplomacy

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About this course: Having completed this course, learners will be able to: Describe and analyze the opportunities, challenges and limits of Global Health Diplomacy. Examine the diplomatic, financial, and geopolitical context that underlies global health decision-making. Explain the role of the many players in the space, including governments, philanthropists, and multilateral institutions . Course Objective The field of global health is often thought of purely in medical or public health terms, but there are important geopolitical and policy dimensions of global health that underlie programmatic responses to global health challenges. By completing this course, learners will be able to e…

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About this course: Having completed this course, learners will be able to: Describe and analyze the opportunities, challenges and limits of Global Health Diplomacy. Examine the diplomatic, financial, and geopolitical context that underlies global health decision-making. Explain the role of the many players in the space, including governments, philanthropists, and multilateral institutions . Course Objective The field of global health is often thought of purely in medical or public health terms, but there are important geopolitical and policy dimensions of global health that underlie programmatic responses to global health challenges. By completing this course, learners will be able to explain the specific institutions and initiatives that are fundamental to current global health diplomacy activities and functions, and how these influence global health outcomes. Learners will further be able to summarize real-world examples where global health diplomacy either helped or limited global health outcomes, and explain the reasons for those outcomes.

Who is this class for: This course is for anyone interested in the mechanics of how global health issues are handled. It is taught by experts in the subject and should be of great use to anyone interested in global responses to health care needs.

Created by:  The State University of New York
  • Taught by:  Gabrielle Fitzgerald, Executive in philanthropy and global health

  • Taught by:  Peter Small, Founding Director

    Global Health Institute, Stony Brook University
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Syllabus


WEEK 1


Overview and who are the players in global health diplomacy?
This module will introduce you to the instructor, the concept of Global Health Diplomacy, and the major players in global health.


5 videos, 10 readings expand


  1. Video: Welcome and Introduction
  2. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 1 - Discussion
  3. Video: What is Global Health Diplomacy?
  4. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 2 Discussion
  5. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) Global Health Diplomacy: Advancing Foreign Policy and Global Health Interests
  6. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) The Changing Landscape of Global Health Diplomacy
  7. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Defining Health Diplomacy: Changing Demands in the Era of Globalization
  8. Video: Global Health Stakeholders
  9. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Mapping the Landscape in Global Health (series)
  10. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 3 Discussion 1
  11. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 3 Discussion 2
  12. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) The Global Health System: Actors, Norms, and Expectations in Transitions
  13. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) The Role of NGOs in the US Global Health Response
  14. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: VIDEO: (Supplemental) Prince Harry Attends AIDS 2016
  15. Video: The U.S. Government and Global Health Diplomacy
  16. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) The New State Department Office of Global Health Diplomacy
  17. Video: Philanthropic Diplomacy
  18. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) Global Health Philanthropy and Institutional Relationships: How Should Conflicts of Interest be Addressed?
  19. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: VIDEO: (Supplemental) Turning the Corner on AIDS – By Bill Gates

Graded: Module 1 Quiz

WEEK 2


What are the drivers of policy for global health diplomacy?
After completion of this module, you will be able to explain the multilateral institutions, and international health conferences and summits that form the policy environment in which global health diplomacy takes place.


4 videos, 6 readings expand


  1. Video: Policy Setting Bodies
  2. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 6 - Discussion
  3. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) The G7 and Global Health: A Glass Half Full, but Undrunk
  4. Video: Global goals: Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals
  5. Video: (Supplemental) Video: “We The People” For The Global Goals
  6. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 7 Discussion
  7. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) Health in The Sustainable Development Goals: Ready for A Paradigm Shift?
  8. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Country Progress Towards the Millennium Development Goals
  9. Video: Summits and Replenishments
  10. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: VIDEO: (Supplemental) Behind the Scenes at the Global Vaccine Summit
  11. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 8 Discussion
  12. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) Refueling the Global Fund
  13. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Replenishing GAVI in 2014: Options for U.S. Engagement

Graded: Module 2 Quiz
Graded: Summit Slide Presentation

WEEK 3


How is global health financed?
The overall budget for global health has increased significantly in recent decades. After completion of this module, you will be able to answer the question: where does that funding come from, and where does it go?


5 videos, 9 readings expand


  1. Video: How much does the world spend on global health?
  2. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 9 Discussion #1
  3. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 9 Discussion #2
  4. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) Donor Funding for Health in Low and Middle Income Countries
  5. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Global Health Funding and Economic Development
  6. Video: What does the U.S. Government spend on global health?
  7. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 10 Discussion
  8. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) U.S. Government Engagement in Global Health: A Primer
  9. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) U.S. Global Health Budget Tracker
  10. Video: What is the role of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in financing global health?
  11. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 11 Discussion #1
  12. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 11 Discussion #2
  13. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 11 Discussion #3
  14. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) The Grand Impact of the Gates Foundation
  15. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) Power in Global Health Agenda Setting: The Role of Private Funding
  16. Video: Other major funders of global health
  17. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 12 Discussion
  18. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Financing Global Health 2015
  19. Video: How is the WHO funded?
  20. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 13 Discussion #1
  21. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 13 Discussion #2
  22. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) Funding WHO
  23. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Investing in the World’s Health Organization

Graded: Module 3 Quiz
Graded: Essay

WEEK 4


Global health financing institutions
In this module you will learn about several of the global health financing institutions that are at the core of global health diplomacy, as they require political engagement to both raise and disburse their funding.


4 videos, 16 readings expand


  1. Video: The Global Fund
  2. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: VIDEO: (Supplemental) The Global Fund: Be the Generation to Defeat AIDS, TB & Malaria ft Charlize Theron & Bono
  3. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 14 Discussion #1
  4. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 14 Discussion #2
  5. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) Global Fund profile
  6. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Lives Saved by Global Fund
  7. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) To Defeat AIDS, TB and Malaria: A New Generation of Financing Models
  8. Video: Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations
  9. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Global immunization: status, progress, challenges and future
  10. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 15 Discussion #1
  11. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 15 Discussion #2
  12. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) GAVI Profile
  13. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) The U.S. and GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance
  14. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Replenishing GAVI in 2014: Options for US Engagement
  15. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: VIDEO: (Supplemental) Video Highlights of the GAVI Pledging Conference
  16. Video: The World Bank
  17. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 16 Discussion
  18. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) World Bank Profile
  19. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) The Changing Role of the World Bank in Global Health
  20. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) New Global Finance Facility To Tackle Maternal and Child Health Launched
  21. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: Animated PowerPoint: (Supplemental) Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility Data Visualization
  22. Video: Other Financing Mechanisms
  23. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 17 Discussion #1
  24. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 17 Discussion #2
  25. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: Infographic: Innovating for Global Health
  26. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) UNITAID Profile
  27. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) Should UNITAID Rethink its Raison d’Etre?

Graded: Module 4 Quiz
Graded: Financing Institution Summary

WEEK 5


What is global health governance and how does it work?
This module begins with defining the term “global health governance” and goes on to provide multiple case studies of the different types of governance mechanisms.


5 videos, 15 readings expand


  1. Video: What is global health governance?
  2. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 18 Discussion
  3. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) The Multiple Meanings of Global Health Governance: A Call for Conceptual Clarity
  4. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) A New Governance Space for Health
  5. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) The Role of Economic Actors in Influencing Global Health Governance
  6. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Combating Healthcare Corruption and Fraud with Improved Global Health Governance
  7. Video: How is the WHO governed?
  8. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 19 Discussion #1
  9. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 19 Discussion #2
  10. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) The Global Role of the World Health Organization
  11. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Emergence of Multilateral Proto-Institutions in Global Health and New Approaches to Governance
  12. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) The Limits of Global Health Diplomacy: Taiwan’s Observer Status at the World Health Assembly
  13. Video: How is the Global Fund governed?
  14. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 20 Discussion
  15. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) Lessons from the Global Fund Reform
  16. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) The Global Fund Overview
  17. Video: How is the Global Polio Eradication Initiative governed?
  18. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 21 Discussion
  19. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) The Power of Straight Talk: The Polio Independent Monitoring Board
  20. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Weekly polio virus case count
  21. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Polio Independent Monitoring Board Report
  22. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Achieving polio eradication: A review of health communication evidence and lessons learned in India and Pakistan
  23. Video: How are disease-specific initiatives governed?
  24. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 22 Discussion
  25. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) The World Health Organization’s FCTC: An Analysis of Guidelines Adopted by the Conference of Parties
  26. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Financial resources required for tuberculosis control to achieve global targets set for 2015

Graded: Module 5 Quiz
Graded: Global Health Initiative Presentation

WEEK 6


Global health security
This module begins with defining the term “global health security.” In each lesson, you will learn about a different aspect of global security.


7 videos, 17 readings expand


  1. Video: What is global health security?
  2. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: Lecture (Supplemental) TED Talk video "My wish: Help me stop pandemics"
  3. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) What is Global Health Security and why does it matter?
  4. Video: Policy frameworks for global health security
  5. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 24 Discussion
  6. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) The Global Health Security Agenda: A Snowy Promising Start
  7. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) Global Health Security Agenda
  8. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Global Health Security Takes Vivid New Forms
  9. Video: The West Africa Ebola Response, Part I
  10. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 25 Discussion #1
  11. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 25 Discussion #2
  12. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) US and International Health Responses to the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa
  13. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) An Introduction to Global Health and Global Health Ethics: Ebola 2014-2015
  14. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Outbreaks Chronology: Ebola Virus Disease
  15. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: VIDEO: (Supplemental) A Global Coalition of Inaction
  16. Video: The West Africa Ebola Response, Part II
  17. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 26 Discussion #1
  18. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 26 Discussion #2
  19. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) The Ebola Outbreak of 2014-2015: From Coordinated Multilateral Action to Effective Disease Containment, Vaccine Development, and Beyond
  20. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Together We Can Get to Zero
  21. Video: Post-Ebola: What has changed?
  22. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 27 Discussion
  23. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) Independent Panel of Global Experts Call for Critical Reform
  24. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) After the Ebola Catastrophe
  25. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Report of Ebola Interim Assessment Pa
  26. Video: Global health and geopolitics
  27. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 28 Discussion #1
  28. Вопрос для обсуждения: Lesson 28 Discussion #2
  29. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) MSF Demands Explanation in Hospital Bombing
  30. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Recommended) Polio and the CIA
  31. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: (Supplemental) Health Care in Danger: Making the Case
  32. Video: Global health diplomacy course wrap-up

Graded: Module 6 Quiz
Graded: Essay

WEEK 7


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