Researchers say it’s time for the global health field to become less colonial and get woke

By Luke Shealy

At Duke University’s “Decolonizing Global Health” conference, speakers called for more representation of low-wealth countries in public health decision-making. (Luke Shealy / Carolina Connection)

Researchers who spoke at a Duke University conference last week are calling for the field of global health to become more inclusive. Funding for health programs primarily comes from high income western nations which is also where most global health policy is made. That means some lower income countries where the policy is enacted aren’t as involved in the decision making process.

Luke Shealy has the story.

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