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The Global Health System: Actors, Norms, and Expectations in Transition

  • Nicole A. Szlezák mail,

    nicole_szlezak@post.harvard.edu

    Affiliation: Sustainability Science Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Barry R. Bloom,

    Affiliation: Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Dean T. Jamison,

    Affiliation: Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Gerald T. Keusch,

    Affiliation: Global Health Initiative, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Catherine M. Michaud,

    Affiliation: Harvard Initiative for Global Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Suerie Moon,

    Affiliation: Sustainability Science Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • William C. Clark

    Affiliation: Sustainability Science Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: January 05, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000183
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Nicole A. Szlezák, Suerie Moon, William C. Clark
Sustainability Science Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Barry R. Bloom
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Dean T. Jamison
Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Gerald T. Keusch
Global Health Initiative, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Catherine M. Michaud
Harvard Initiative for Global Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: nicole_szlezak@post.harvard.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: NAS BRB DTJ GTK CMM SM WCC. Wrote the first draft of the paper: NAS. Contributed to the writing of the paper: NAS BRB DTJ GTK CMM SM WCC. Co-PI: NAS. Conceptualized the study: NAS WCC. Organized the meetings: BRB WCC. PI on the grant that supported the project: WCC. Chaired the steering group for the project: WCC. Supervised the research: WCC.