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Furthermore, the relationships within global health are still heavily (and falsely) dominated by the idea that the Global North is “helping” the Global South.

Certainly not all is bad in global health, but the bad seems to be far less talked about than the good.

I’m now a physician at Harvard University and Brigham and Women’s Hospital with a strong record of long-term global health partnerships.

One example of this is the University of Global Health Equity, a medical and public health school in Rwanda with a focus on training African students to become leaders in global health and to lead health care efforts in their home countries.

You can contact the author via Twitter @AbraarKaranYour TurnHave you taken part in a global health program in a developing country?

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