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Johns Hopkins Researchers Identify Two Distinct Perspectives on Power Imbalances in the Field of Global Health

Connected to decolonizing health, there are current debates in global health concerning power imbalances between the global north and global south. In a series of three articles published in BMJ Global Health, PLOS Global Public Health, and Third World Quarterly, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health examined these debates with a focus on understanding differences in how the problems and solutions to redress the power imbalances are understood by different stakeholders.

Health Policy Faculty

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Joshua Sharfstein
Professor of the Practice
Health Policy and Management

Joshua Sharfstein, MD, works to develop and promote public health strategies, healthcare payment approaches, and regulatory policies that advance health and equity.

Rajiv Rimal
Health, Behavior and Society

Rajiv Rimal, PhD, MA, is Chair of the Department of Health, Behavior & Society. He works globally on social and behavior change interventions with a focus on gender norms.

Gerard Anderson
Health Policy and Management

Gerard Anderson, PhD, works with policymakers to control health care spending.

Albert Wu
Health Policy and Management

Albert Wu, MD, MPH, studies the impact of safety problems on patients and health care workers.