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[afro-nets] Shifting Paradigm: How the BRICS are Reshaping Global Health and Development


  • From: "Claudio Schuftan" <cschuftan@phmovement.org>
  • Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 20:10:05 -0700

Cross posted from : EQUIDAD@listserv.paho.org

Shifting Paradigm: How the BRICS are Reshaping Global Health and Development

Global Health Strategies Initiatives (GHSi) March 2012

Available online PDF [108] at: http://bit.ly/H9hi0Q

“….The report was released in the lead-up to the 4th BRICS Summit (28-29 March, New Delhi).

It takes an in-depth look at the increasingly important roles Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are playing to advance health and development in the world's poorest countries.

There is an urgent need for new resources and innovation in global health, and the world is looking to the BRICS and other emerging economies for greater leadership in these areas. As these countries invest more in global health and R&D, it is clear that their approaches differ from those of traditional donors and are shaped by their own experiences, philosophies and interests. It is also clear that the BRICS and other emerging economies will play an increasingly important role in driving access to new health technologies and services.

Shifting Paradigm comprises part of a larger GHSi project focused on the intersections between major growth economies and global health.

This report presents findings from a qualitative and quantitative survey of present and future efforts by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa to improve global health. It examines these roles within the broader context of international

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Executive Summary

1. Introduction

2. Brazil
Brazil Overview
Brazil’s International Cooperation
Brazil’s Health Cooperation
Brazilian Innovation and Implications for Global Health

3. Russia
Russia Overview
Russia’s Foreign Assistance
Russia’s Health Assistance
Russian Innovation and Implications for Global Health

4. India
India Overview
India’s Foreign Assistance
India’s Health Assistance
Indian Innovation and Implications for Global Health

5. China
China Overview
China’s Foreign Assistance
China’s Health Assistance
Chinese Innovation and Implications for Global Health

6. South Africa
South Africa Overview
South Africa’s Foreign Assistance
South Africa’s Health Assistance and Impact
on Global Health Innovation

7. Beyond BRICS

8. Key Findings and Conclusions

Citations

--
Ruggiero, Mrs. Ana Lucia (WDC)
mailto:ruglucia@paho.org