Fostering innovation for global health: Global Forum Update on Research for Health Volume 5
Author(s)/Editor(s): Global Forum for Health Research
Publisher/Organizer: Pro-Brook Publishing Limited
Publication date: 2008
Number of pages: 192
“……….Innovation for health is a vital driver of development. Drawing new ideas and discoveries from research, it may cross many sectors and disciplines involved in the development and application of a novel product or process.
The Global Forum for Health Research focuses on promoting an environment that fosters innovative solutions for the health of poor populations. In doing so, it places particular emphasis on health equity as the central goal, i.e. reducing health disparities within and between populations.
The fifth volume of the Global Forum Update on Research for Health provides insights into the newest thinking on innovation for global health. Some 30 leading institutions and professionals from around the world reflect on how policy, social, technological and corporate innovations can be fostered for global health………”