Research Highlights in Disease and Health Research Vol. 7,
19 May 2023,
This chapter introduced several texts that provide background, while attempting to provoke readers' consideration of a variety of issues to ponder. More study of global health systems may open greater possibilities for reform to benefit all national health systems from successes found in improved performance. No easy tasks lie in our immediate future. The social learning from those experiences could have aided a better global response to the COVID-19 outbreaks but have fallen short due to lower priority. Several public health scholars have engaged in conceptualizing global health systems within an international health framework with attempts to make greater sense of the varying paths and approaches those nations have chosen over time.