Former Gov. of Wisconsin and Sec. of the Department of Health and Human Service Tommy G. Thompson explained in the Huffington Post today that health diplomacy helps build strong, lasting relationships that secure our nation’s future and build a strong, stable global community.
Take a look at what he has to say:
“The connection between health, security and economic success has gained traction among global health policy stakeholders. I urge the 112th Congress to build on this momentum. Health diplomacy must be institutionalized as a critical component of U.S. diplomatic, defense and foreign policy. Global health is not a Republican issue or a Democrat issue. It’s not even exclusively an American issue. It is the moral responsibility and strategic concern of every freedom-loving citizen of the world.”
Read the rest of his post here.