Guest
Jennifer Ruger, Associate Professor, Yale School of Public Health

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Episode: January 28, 2009

22:26

An Associate Professor at the Yale School of Public Health, and co-director of the Yale/World Health Organization Centre for Health Promotion, Policy, and Research, Professor Ruger is working to promote the creation of public health programs that make more efficient use of scarce resources while improving current healthcare practices. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently invited her to testify about how the management of global health institutions and governance might be improved. Professor Ruger talks about the IOM report on Global Health.

Learn more about Professor Ruger
View Institute of Medicine’s Report, “The U.S. Commitment to Global Health: Recommendations for the New Administration”