International competitiveness: How failing to close the health gap with other nations will jeopardize the nation’s future
Learning Areas:Public health or related public policy
Explain the imperativeness for addressing the underlying determinants of health to maintain our international competitiveness.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I chaired the IOM Committee on US Health in International Perspective, direct the Center for Human Needs, and have been committed to these issues for many years. I have authored more than 120 articles and two books, as well as consult with government agencies and professional organizations on health policy, critical appraisal of evidence and matters related to preventive medicine.
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