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Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on the US Commitment to Global Health. The US Commitment to Global Health: Recommendations for the New Administration. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2009.

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This report has been reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise, in accordance with procedures approved by the National Research Council’s Report Review Committee. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the institution in making its published report as sound as possible and to ensure that the report meets institutional standards for objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process. We wish to thank the following individuals for their review of this report:

Kenneth W. Bernard, United States Public Health Service, RADM (retired), Department of Health and Human Services

Frederick M. Burkle, Jr., Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Harvard School of Public Health and The Johns Hopkins Schools of Public Health and Medicine

Ernest Darkoh, BroadReach Healthcare

Nils Daulaire, Global Health Council

Richard Feachem, The Global Health Group, University of California, San Francisco, and School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley

Don Hopkins, Health Programs, The Carter Center

Michael Merson, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University

Ok Pannenborg, Human Development, Africa Region, The World Bank

Mirta Roses Periago, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

Steven C. Phillips, Global Issues and Projects, ExxonMobil Corporation

George Rupp, International Rescue Committee

Donna E. Shalala, University of Miami

Suwit Wibulpolprasert, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand

Derek Yach, Global Health Policy, PepsiCo, Inc.

Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the conclusions or recommendations nor did they see the final draft of the report before its release. The review of this report was overseen by Dr. Enriqueta C. Bond, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, President Emeritus, and Dr. Elaine L. Larson, School of Nursing, Columbia University. Appointed by the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine, they were responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this report rests entirely with the authoring committee and the institution.

Copyright © 2009, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK32616


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