Health Diplomacy

In the Field

A scientist reflects on his experience in science diplomacy, serving as an Embassy Science Fellow at the U.S. Embassy in Rome, Italy. 

Editorial

In a crisis, turn to deliberate, collaborative, transparent science. 

Editorial

Catastrophic failures of the science-policy interface in many countries and globally have led to disastrous outcomes for public health, the economy, and international collaboration. 

Article

This is the story of PEPFAR's creation and early implementation from the perspective of the U.S. ambassador to Uganda, among the first countries in Africa to use data and evidence to describe, track, and treat HIV and AIDS patients. 

Article

In this article, the authors describe approaches to biosafety, biosecurity, and responsible conduct in the life sciences, including how they are covered by international treaties, international organizations, and professional organizations.

Perspective

The Eurasian Medical Education Program was established in 1995 to share clinical and scientific knowledge with Russian physicians in Russia during a time of transition following the collapse of the Soviet Union. 

Article

Connecting evidence to policy is a challenge worldwide but especially in Latin America, where resources are scarce and politics unpredictable. 

Editorial

If approached with a healthy degree of humility and skepticism, science and technology foresight can become an important tool in trying to envision what the fast-moving trends in the scientific revolution might imply for our species and planet.

Article

Intranational and international multi-stakeholder engagement models hold the promise of reducing the global burden of cancer.

Perspective

Science diplomacy is becoming an increasingly visible part of the European Union's foreign policy, and it has evolved beyond science for continental strength to science for global hope. 

Article

A new partnership between U.S. and Chinese medical societies is poised to provide breakthroughs in the understanding of gastroenterological diseases, while serving as a blueprint for the role of scientific societies in the U.S.-China relationship. 

Article

The U.S. Department of Defense's activities affect global health in surprising and effective ways, measured by both health metrics and political/strategic success.