14th January 2013

Britain in the World: Health

To date in the Britain the World Series we have probed Britain’s global role in a number of areas: Science, Technology and Engineering; Trade and Industry; and Wealth. We now turned our attention to health matters.

Britain has long played a global role in health issues whether through medical research and development, overseas aid, academic training, disaster relief, and our role in the global pharmaceutical industry to name but a few areas of engagement.


The problems facing health globally are well-documented. However, it wasn’t the purpose of this consultation to redefine those problems. The purpose was to identify what we can do to make a difference over the next ten years and beyond.

The full report can be read here.