Like any field, global health has its share of buzzwords, slogans and sound-bites.
The latest is “making global health local” as reported by my KPLU colleague Keith Seinfeld.
Sounds great, even though nobody really knows what it means.
But then, we can’t even agree on what global health means, so why should we worry about what we mean when we want to make it local? I can tell you why, but maybe later.
In the latest global-health-is-local move, Swedish Medical Center on Monday announced it would give $1 million in support of an initiative called “Global to Local” — which, in turn, has been further boiled down for better branding (and probably Tweeting) to “G2L.”
Potential Text or Tweet: Dude, R U G2L or L2G? Continue reading