We are pleased to announce the launch of “The Collective for the Political Determinants of Health”, an international & multidisciplinary network of scholars & practitioners interested in the political determinants of health
In November 2019, we invited researchers from all over the world to meet in New York City for the conference #Tek4HealthEquity: "The Political Origins of Health Inequities: Technologies in the Digital Age".
As part of #HSR2020, in November 2020 SUM gathered an expert panel to discuss the political determinants of health since the Lancet-University of Oslo Commission’s report.
This webinar series seeks to ask: what are the public policies, civil society action, social movements, norms and values, and discourses we need to combat inequalities and promote a more egalitarian and sustainable pandemic response?
Find the video recordings and presentations from our conference here.
New panel director, renewed advisory board, and an upcoming conference on Universal Health Coverage and health inequities: the Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health is changing!
- 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?
Why should self-anointed philanthropic elites, who already exercise inordinate power, have carte blanche to steer public policy?
New thematic issues for the Panel.
Panel member Anne-Emanuelle Birn is lead author of the 4th edition of the Textbook of Global Health published by the Oxford University Press, 2017.
The Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health recently met in London to discuss the current work and the upcoming publications.
In Journal of World Trade, 2017.
- The TIAs threaten to exacerbate powerful political and economic drivers of health inequities in years to come, says the Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health in the Viewpoint published in The Lancet this month.
Professor Ole Petter Ottersen presented the work of the Commission in Paris on 3rd November.
Desmond McNeill presented the recent work of the Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health in Berlin.
We are happy to announce that we have two forthcoming publications.
We organised the Side-Event: “Trade and investment agreements: the threat to people’s health” at the WTO Ministerial Conference December 16th, 2015.
Ole Petter Ottersen visited Monday 23 April the President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet to discuss global health challenges. On the agenda was the work of the The Lancet - University of Oslo Commission and Panel on global governance for health.
The first meeting of The Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health took place on 15 - 16 December 2014 at the University of Oslo.
This was the title of the closing session of a two days "Meeting of Global Health Policy Think Tanks and Academic Institutions" which took place in Geneva 12 - 13 November 2015. Prof. Desmond McNeill discussed the work of the Panel at a parallell session on Trade and Health at the WTO during the meeting.
Former Commission Chair, Professor Ole Petter Ottersen presented the work of The Lancet - UiO Commission at the Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) in Bangkok on 30 January 2015. The topic of this year's conference was "Global Health Post 2015: Accelerating Equity".
The report of The Lancet – University of Oslo Commission; «The Political Origins of Health Inequity: Prospects for Change» is not going unnoticed around the world.
The University of Oslo Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health would like to express their appreciation to all those who have made submissions to the first call for evidence - on the health impacts of trade and investment treaties.
This is the title of the recently published article building on the work of The Lancet - University of Oslo Youth Commission on Global Governance for Health.