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Health in the sustainable development goals: ready for a paradigm shift?

Overview of attention for article published in Globalization and Health, March 2015
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#25 of 1,045)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)

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1 blog
policy
3 policy sources
twitter
151 tweeters
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2 Facebook pages

Citations

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557 Mendeley
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Title
Health in the sustainable development goals: ready for a paradigm shift?
Published in
Globalization and Health, March 2015
DOI 10.1186/s12992-015-0098-8
Pubmed ID
Authors

Kent Buse, Sarah Hawkes

Abstract

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) galvanized attention, resources and accountability on a small number of health concerns of low- and middle-income countries with unprecedented results. The international community is presently developing a set of Sustainable Development Goals as the successor framework to the MDGs. This review examines the evidence base for the current health-related proposals in relation to disease burden and the technical and political feasibility of interventions to achieve the targets. In contrast to the MDGs, the proposed health agenda aspires to be universally applicable to all countries and is appropriately broad in encompassing both communicable and non-communicable diseases as well as emerging burdens from, among other things, road traffic accidents and pollution.We argue that success in realizing the agenda requires a paradigm shift in the way we address global health to surmount five challenges: 1) ensuring leadership for intersectoral coherence and coordination on the structural (including social, economic, political and legal) drivers of health; 2) shifting the focus from treatment to prevention through locally-led, politically-smart approaches to a far broader agenda; 3) identifying effective means to tackle the commercial determinants of ill-health; 4) further integrating rights-based approaches; and 5) enhancing civic engagement and ensuring accountability. We are concerned that neither the international community nor the global health community truly appreciates the extent of the shift required to implement this health agenda which is a critical determinant of sustainable development.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 4 <1%
Kenya 1 <1%
Sri Lanka 1 <1%
Nigeria 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Unknown 549 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 156 28%
Student > Bachelor 60 11%
Researcher 52 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 45 8%
Student > Postgraduate 35 6%
Other 104 19%
Unknown 105 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 130 23%
Social Sciences 88 16%
Nursing and Health Professions 79 14%
Business, Management and Accounting 18 3%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 18 3%
Other 99 18%
Unknown 125 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 117. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 01 February 2020.
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#260,888
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#25
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