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Welcome to Global Alliance

In this video, Svea Closser welcomes you to the lecture on building global alliances. (Step 2.1)
SVEA CLOSSER: Hi. My name is Svea Closser, and I’m an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Welcome to the module on building global alliances in public health. In this lecture, we’ll explore the history of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, the first major partnership in global public health and the model for many partnerships that followed. We’ll explore the challenges and the promise of collaboration between UN agencies, private organizations, and governments in pursuit of a global goal.

Svea Closser, MPH, PhD Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, USA

In this section, Dr. Svea Closser takes us through the history of the global polio eradication initiative and outlines key challenges of a global collaboration. She draws on many years of experience researching the politics of disease eradication programs.

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Building Alliances in Global Health: From Global Institutions to Local Communities

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