Global Health Services Research

Challenging the Future

Published in: Health Services Research, v. 39, no. 6, pt. 2, Dec. 2004, p. 1923-1926

Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 2003

by C. Ross Anthony, Nicole Lurie

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Today health and global well-being are inextricably intertwined. Yet much of the data and research necessary to fashion good health policy is either inadequate or missing altogether. The risks of failing to address the problems of disease, poverty, and unrest, paired with the opportunities for constructive health policy change, prompts a powerful cry for proactive efforts and for greater resources to conduct the research needed to guide that policy.

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