The global priorities are prevention and management of non-communicable diseases
The world of global health assistance today bears little resemblance to that of the post World War II (WWII) era when international global assistance began. During the decade after WWII, the United Nations, World Health Organization, World Bank, International Monetary Fund and other international agencies were created, designed to nurse back to health a devastated world. In concert with the Marshall Plan, President Truman's Point 4 program included a Technical Cooperation Administration lodged in the Department of State, designed to help struggling states; health was part of that portfolio.
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