Health diplomacy

Health Diplomacy can be defined as a field of diplomacy that brings together the priorities of global health and foreign affairs. It brings together a variety of participants in areas that affect public health all around the globe. This can be done only through joint policy health solutions and improving global health. 
Its main goals, defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) are:

better health security and population health;
improved relations between states and a commitment of a wide range of actors to work together to improve health; and
achievement of outcomes that are deemed fair and support the goals of reducing poverty and increasing equity.  

The ongoing, and pandemics in recent history are a good example that shows the importance of cooperation through health diplomacy in resolving issues on a global level. 
 
 
 

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