The ‘Equity’ in the definition of Global Health

Afro Health Initiative
6 min readOct 25, 2020

Written by Harriet Mensah

As described in a previous article, global health is a ‘broad concept’. What global health means and looks has changed over the years. It is a reflection of understanding of ‘health’ and the barriers that prevent populations from being in full health. Typically, within global health there is an acknowledgement of the social determinants of health — the conditions people live in that influence our health(1). These determinants are caused by wider structural and social issues. This post aims to highlight why Global Health…

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