Addressing power asymmetries in global health: Imperatives in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

(April 2021)

Abimbola, S., Asthana, S., Montenegro, C. R., Guinto, R. R., Jumbam, D. T., Louskieter, L., Kabubei, K. M., Munshi, S., Muraya, K., Okumu, F., Saha, S., Saluja, D., & Pai, M. (2021). PLOS Medicine, 18(4), e1003604.


The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the growing calls to decolonise and address reports of structural racism within humanitarian, development, international aid, and global health agencies are opening doors for uncomfortable but important conversations. They are revealing serious asymmetries of power and privilege that permeate all aspects of global health. Read more ….