How the US and China can renew the spirit of cooperation to improve world health and the WHO
- Seeing China as a burden on world health rather than a contributor of solutions or dismissing the ‘Health Silk Road’ as a geopolitical ploy are not helpful
- It would be wiser for the US – and China – to view global health more as a public good and less as an extension of development aid
Zha Daojiong is a professor at the School of International Studies, Peking University. His areas of expertise include the politics of China’s international economic relations, particularly the fields of energy and natural resources, development aid and the economics-political nexus in the Asia-Pacific region.