Innovative Health Partnerships: The Diplomacy of Diversity (Global Health Diplomacy 1)

Innovative Health Partnerships: The Diplomacy of Diversity (Global Health Diplomacy 1)

By: Daniel Low-Beer (editor)Hardback

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Over the last ten years, the financing and diversity of new players in the health industry have increased significantly. This provides both opportunities and challenges for health diplomacy to coordinate new partnerships and focus collectively on the results and impact on health. This edited volume defines and presents the range of innovative partnerships (including Global Health Initiatives, Private Foundations, Public/Private Partnerships, and the role of Civil Society) which are now near the heart of health diplomacy. It also describes the steps and negotiations used to integrate new players into development at the global level - including the implementation of the new principles of aid effectiveness (as negotiated in the Paris Agenda and recent Accra Action Agenda). Lastly, the volume provides case studies at the country and community level to describe the diplomacy of including new health partnerships on the ground. The chapters represent unique and concrete perspectives on these issues - from activists, private sector, country ministers of health, district health workers and multilaterals, including those working in these partnerships - from the global level right down to the community level. This volume begins and concludes with important chapters on key themes and how the challenges and diversity of new actors can be incorporated to best improve global health.

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Common Themes: Origins and diversity of Health Partnerships; Negotiating with New Partners to Increase the Effectiveness and Volume of Aid: The Role of Global Funds; Limitations of Partnerships: Taking the Agenda Forward; Country Health Systems and Global Health Partnerships: What are the Challenges, How to Think about Them, and What to do Differently; Managing for Results: A "Common Currency" to Coordinate Health Development; Managing Health Partnerships at Country Level; Integrating New Partnerships at Country Level: Global Health Programs: Negotiating Aid Effectiveness into New Partnerships; Malaria: Partnerships in Malaria Control; Innovative Approaches to Financing Development: The GAVI Alliance; PEPFAR: A Results-Driven Approach to International HIV Support; Private Foundations: Their Role in Financing and Health Governance; Private Sector: New Ways of Doing Business; Civil Society Partners: Claiming Spaces for Civil Society in Global Health; Integrating New Partnerships at Global Level: Governance and Sustainable Financing in Southern Africa: Swaziland, A Case Study; Negotiating Aid Reform in Vietnam: Unpacking "Country" Ownership; Ethiopia: Aligning Stakeholders Behind National Health Plans; India: Scaling HIV Prevention Through Partnerships - The Avahan Experience; Russia: Key Characteristics of the NGO AIDS Response: Assertive Leadership, Professional Reputation, and Broad Partnerships; State Fragility: Working with Partners to Achieve Health Results in African Countries; Health Communities: Social Capital and Effective Partnerships - Building on Community Responses.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/12/2011
  • ISBN13: 9789814366144
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 598
  • ID: 9789814366144
  • weight: 1066
  • ISBN10: 9814366145

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