BMJ GH: Defining global health as public health somewhere else (14)

28 January, 2020

Dear Neil and HIFA colleagues,

Here, an additional piece for the debate on defining/redefining global health

Best regards,



Raúl Mercer MD MSc

FLACSO (Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales)

CISAP (Centro de Investigación en Salud Poblacional)

HIFA profile: Raul Mercer is the Coordinator of the Program of Social Sciences and Health at FLACSO (Latin American School of Social Sciences, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.He also coordinates the Seminar on Gender and Childhood (PRIGEPP/FLACSO) Coordinator of the Project “Te Escucho” (I hear you) to promote child and women’s rights and gender equity in public hospitals. Member of the Southern Cone Initiative on Child Rights and Health. Researcher at CISAP (Center for Research in Population Health), Durand Hospital, Buenos Aires Argentina. He is a member of the CHIFA steering group membership (child health and rights). raulmercer AT