- Short, 5-minute Introduction to EG4Health campaign (5 mins).
- Longer Introduction to EG4Health campaign (15 mins) and introductory flyer.
- Detail on EG4Health? (30 mins) and accompanying handout.
1.2 Supporting Graphs and Diagrams:
- Diagram of the wider causes of poor global health, and how some campaigns are tackling them.
- Detailed diagram of how economic governance influences health.
- A selection of illustrations on economic and health inequalities.
2. On why the global economy is failing to develop low and middle income countries:
- Stiglitz, Joseph. Globalization and its discontents. 2002. Chapter 1.
3. On why health is so poor in many developing countries:
- WHO: Commission on the Social Determinants of Health
- WHO: Action on the Social Determinants of Health pp 14-17. (2008)
- ILO: The social dimensions of globalisation (2004)
4. Detailed articles on how the global economy influences health:
On INEQUALITY and health – Detailed explanation of how wealth inequality influences health (pp 23-40), and strong, evidence-based summaries across a range of health areas from The Equality Trust.
On TRADE and health – The Lancet series on Trade and Health.
On PRIVATISATION and health – Why mass privatization is bad for health.
On our Moral mandate – why we have the right to improve the social determinants of health.
On the IMF in particular:
- The IMF’s effect on T.B. (also on the BBC)
- The IMF’s effect on tobacco: A product like any other?
- The IMF’s effect on global health, after the 2008 financial crisis: paper 1, paper 2
- Reviving the International Monetary Fund: Concerns for the Health of the Poor.
- Scaling up global social health protection: Prerequisite reforms to the International Monetary Fund.
5. A positive vision of the future:
- Global Health Watch (pp 14-48).
6. What we can do:
- EG4Health in The Lancet.
- Take a look at the “take action” activities on our home page.
- Relavant video news
- Some films to pass the time: The Fever, Sicko, Zeitgeist Addendum, The Constant Gardener.