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[Correspondence] Inequality, world health, and global governance

08 Jun 2019

Richard Horton1 correctly states that good health depends on political, economic, and social forces that shape conditions of living. To address health care on a global scale, immediate and comprehensive efforts both on an international and national level have to be realised. The most imminent and relevant global issue that is closely linked to world health is probably climate change.2 Climate change has direct negative local effects (eg, droughts, flooding, and famine) and supraregional repercussions (eg, migration).

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