Taking the reins: Public water, the international health community, and the World Bank's opportunity to advance global health
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Define the public health consequences of water privatization through the case study of Manila Identify opportunities for the World Bank to advance public health by divesting from private water systems and investing in public systems globally Demonstrate the World Bank’s role in public health and current opportunities through which Dr. Kim, president of the World Bank, can advance global health
Keyword(s): Water, Advocacy
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As director of our international campaign to protect democratic water governance, I organize key policy-makers, health professionals, researchers, and others to promote the human right to water at the United Nations and to stop the World Bank from promoting water privatization. I was a co-author on the report this presentation is based on, "Shutting the Spigot."
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.