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Will COVID-19 Make the U.S. Approach to Global Health More Global?

Written by the inaugural U.S. cohort of WomenLift Health, this article examines opportunities to restructure the United State’s approach to public health abroad and views the diminishing idea of “American Exceptionalism” as our chance to decolonize global health around the world.

 

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