Making Reciprocity a Reality

Last week in Forbes, Madhukar Pai wrote about the failings of reciprocity in global health last week. He closed that piece by requesting crowd-sourced solutions for making reciprocity a reality.
Here’s a sampling of feedback that the director of McGill Global Health Programs received:

  • Make reciprocity a metric for ranking and accrediting public health programs
  • Create affordable online graduate programs
  • Build top-notch global health programs in low- and middle-income countries—like those already thriving in Rwanda, South Africa and Bangladesh.
  • Do your homework: Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World by Anand Giridharadas is a must-read

And finally: Dismantle the system. Global health must evolve past its reliance on inequality and charity in LMICs—to a focus on social justice everywhere.

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