Sandakerveien 130 (map)
1st and 2nd floor
What are the social, political and ethical implications of the rapid introduction of new smartphone technologies in fight the COVID-19 pandemic?
Digital technologies are often embraced as the solution to global challenges within health and development, but rampant commercialisation and weak regulation challenge the ideal of digital public goods capable of reducing inequalities.
Access to, and the affordability of, medicines is now attracting increased global attention. Some of this is the result of SDG 3 – ensuring healthy lives and promoting wellbeing for all at all ages – which includes a specific target (3.8): “Achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and access to safe, effective, quality and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all.”
The second annual conference of the Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health took place in New York (USA), and was co-organized by the Centre for Development and the Environment (University of Oslo) and the The Julien. J. Studley Graduate Programs in International Affairs (The New School). Watch videos of all the sessions here.
The Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health organizes its first annual international conference in Oslo.
The project seeks to explore and analyze how public and private actors influence the politics of nutrition through a case study of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement and its influence on nutrition policy-making in Tanzania.
- Venture-philanthropy represents a grave threat to democratic global health governance and scientific independence, says panel member Anne-Emanuelle Birn.
Are mega-philanthropists securing global health?
Professor Ole Petter Ottersen presented the work of the Commission in Paris on 3rd November.