PPPHealth4All joins effort to improve global health by endorsing ethical principles for short-term global health engagements.
Advocacy for Global Health Partnerships (AGHP) announced on 3rd of March 2021 that PPPHealth4All has endorsed the Brocher Declaration and its call for the international community to make every effort to maximize the value and minimize the harm of short-term engagements in global health. PPPHelath4All joined dozens of universities, corporations, not-for-profits, and health delivery organizations committed to the principles included in the Brocher Declaration.
“PPPHealth4All and their work with Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) to help meet the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals are a significant addition to the growing list of organizations actively working towards the implementation of the principles outlined in the Brocher Declaration.” said Myron Aldrink, Acting Director at AGHP. He went on to say “PPPHealth4All will be an asset as we work to ensure appropriate partnerships and globally”.
According to the Declaration the following principles should guide global health engagements:
1) Mutual partnership with bidirectional input and learning;
2) Empowered host country and community define needs and activities;
3) Sustainable programs and capacity building;
4) Compliance with applicable laws, ethical standards, and code of conduct;
5) Humility, cultural sensitivity, and respect for all involved
6) Accountability for actions.
“The Brocher Declaration and the principles outlined are synergistic with our work on partnerships to attain the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals,” says Natalia Korchakova-Heeb, Founder of PPPHealth4All. She added: “By actively working towards the implementation of these principles PPPHealth4All and their collaborators agree to develop sustainable partnerships, build local capacity, advance accountability, and improve global health outcomes”.
You can find out more about AGHP and consider endorsement of the Brocher Declaration at ghpartnerships.org