"At a time of rapid globalization and growing instability, global health is emerging as an important concept and has been adopted as a key policy theme by the UK Government.
The APPG on Global Health is connecting parliamentarians with a growing global health community of academics and civil society groups, to inform and improve policy in this vital area"
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Dan Poulter MP and Lord Nigel Crisp
Chair and Co-Chair of the APPG on Global Health
29th June 2015
The report has been prepared by researchers from the London School of Hygiene &Tropical Medicine and describes the UK's footprint on health globally across the four sectors of academia, government, commerce and not-for-profit activity and shows that the UK plays a leading role in each sector. Its global contribution is second only to the US which it surpasses in some areas.
Call for Evidence
10th January 2016
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health is undertaking a review of nursing globally with support from the Royal College of Nursing. It will look at how nursing needs to develop globally – addressing such issues as education, recruitment, retention, role definition and regulation – as well as considering, numbers of nurses, capacity and finances.
The APPG will not attempt to cover this enormous area in any detail but will aim to pick out the key strategic issues and to concentrate on what the UK can do to support the development of nursing and nurses globally. This follows on from the APPG’s recent mapping of The UK’s Contribution to Health Globally (see below) which identified the enormous scope that the UK has to help improve health globally.
As part of this review the APPG on Global Health is putting out a call internationally to gather written evidence of accounts, opinions and experiences to help inform the report. All evidence must be submitted by Friday 12th of February 2016.