Strengths and weaknesses of global health networks
Tuberculosis, childhood pneumonia, maternal death in childbirth, tobacco-related illnesses: how do global health networks select issues and seek to address these public health challenges that affect the world’s poorest countries? How do these networks arise and garner resources? How adaptable are they to changing conditions, national governments, and shifting coalitions and interests? Why are some conditions targeted while others, equally widespread and serious, are not? And finally, are global networks useful at all?