2 Decades of Disruption

Marking the 10th anniversary of the Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute, Ilona Kickbusch and Andrew Cassels take stock of the past 2 decades of global health disruptors.

This era has brought an understanding that global governance is rooted in “interconnected living systems,” they write. The AIDS response was a game changer, linking health to global security and triggering an upswing in development finance driven by pressure from civil society.

But politically, the 2010s represent an era in which “solidarity and shared sovereignty no longer prevail”—exemplified by a lack of funding for the next flu pandemic.

The BMJ Opinion

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