Health Security and Public Goods

20 February 2017
Author / Speaker: 
Azusa Sato, ADB
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What is health security? What are public goods? Why is health security a public good?

Learn about health security as an important public good. This presentation covers the multiple dimensions of health security and how historical events shaped institutions related to health security. It also explains the theory of public goods and why health security is considered as a public good. It highlights the central role of governance in health security and managing international health risks. The presentation concludes with a description and function of global development assistance in health security, featuring ADB's Greater Mekong Subregion Health Security Project.

Governance and Public Sector Management
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Type of Content: 
Learning Event