Health Partnerships: an effective response to the global health agenda

New Article Collection discussing the role ‘Health partnerships’ can play in addressing the disparities that exist in the availability of trained health personnel globally


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Malcolm MacLachlan, Editor-in-Chief

Mac MacLachlan is Professor of Global Health and Director of the Centre for Global Health at Trinity College Dublin; and Extraordinary Professor of Rehabilitation at the Centre for Rehabilitation Studies, Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Mac has worked as a clinician, consultant and academic in Europe, Africa and Asia; and was previously Head of the Department of Psychology at the University of Malawi. His work embraces a human rights perspective to promote inclusive global health; organisational and systems justice.

Greg Martin, Editor-in-Chief

Greg Martin is a South African doctor with an MPH and MBA. Dr Martin is currently a Specialist Registrar in Public Health Medicine in Dublin, Ireland. His previous roles have included: the Director of EMTCT at the Clinton Health Access Initiative, the Head of Science and Research at the World Cancer Research Fund and the Chief Operations Officer at UGI. Dr Martin is also the founder and host of This Week in Global Health (a weekly global health news roundup).

Aims and scope

Globalization and Health is a pioneering and transdisciplinary journal that situates public health and wellbeing within the dynamic forces of global development; publishing high quality original research and debate on globalization and its effects on public health, both positive and negative. 

We welcome papers on promotive, preventive, curative, rehabilitative, assistive and palliative aspects of public health and well-being. We embrace policy, systems, technological, organizational, clinical, community and individual perspectives. We do not privilege any disciplinary view; we encourage authors to situate their papers within global debates relevant to their topic; to question the status quo and to innovate new possibilities for public health, globally. We aim to reflect and shape the thinking and improve the health-related decisions of researchers, practitioners, governments, civil society, corporates and United Nations agencies.