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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 Public and Private Sectors. 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 (NRC’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:

Margaret E. Bentley, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health

Jo Ivey Boufford, New York Academy of Medicine

Mickey Chopra, Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council

Yank D. Coble, Center for Global Health and Medical Diplomacy, University of North Florida

Lord Nigel Crisp, British Department of Health

Ernest Darkoh, BroadReach Healthcare

Nils Daulaire, Global Health Council

Robert M. Einterz, Indiana University School of Medicine

Victoria G. Hale, Institute for One World Health

Steven C. Phillips, Global Issues and Projects, Exxon Mobil Corporation

Peter Piot, Institute for Global Health, Imperial College

K. Srinath Reddy, Public Health Foundation of India

Jeffrey Sturchio, Corporate Council on Africa

William M. Tierney, Indiana University School of Medicine, Regenstrief Institute, Inc., and Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Improvement and Research

Jacques van der Gaag, The Brookings Institution and University of Amsterdam

Sten H. Vermund, Vanderbilt University

Suwit Wibulpolprasert, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand

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 NRC 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: NBK23791


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