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The term ‘global health’ refers to a component of the wider discipline of public health which concerns itself particularly with issues which transcend the geopolitical boarders of the nation-state. Examples of such issues include international law, and its effect on health systems, global warming, and the implications for population health, globalization and health, the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) and many others. Discipline is any training intended to produce a specific character or pattern of behaviour, especially training that produces moral or mental development in a particular direction. ... Public health is concerned with threats to the overall health of a community based on population health analysis. ... International law, is the body of law that regulates the activities of entities possessing international personality. Traditionally, that meant the conduct and relationships of states. ... Global mean surface temperatures 1856 to 2004 Mean temperature anomalies during the period 1995 to 2004 with respect to the average temperatures from 1940 to 1980 Global warming is an increase in the average temperature of the Earths atmosphere and oceans. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control is a treaty adopted unanimously by the 56th World Health Assembly on May 21, 2003. ... The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization or GAVI is an alliance between different actors in the private and public sector committed to the mission of saving childrens lives and protecting peoples health through the widespread use of vaccines. ...

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As a result of globalization, issues in health law and bioethics can no longer be understood solely within political boundaries that define traditional notions of individuals and communities.
Globalization and health: A developing world perspective on ethical and policy issues.
Health practitioner regulation: Emerging patterns and challenges for the age of globalization.
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