By Eduardo J Gómez

Despite their comparable political and fiscal buildings, Brazil and the U.S. have contrasting relationships with the foreign group in addition to varied coverage techniques to the prevention and remedy of epidemics. during this regard, an attractive empirical puzzle arises: how and why used to be Brazil in a position to outpace the us in its future health coverage reaction to epidemics?

The objective of this publication is to introduce a brand new, comparative sector of scholarly examine, combining for the 1st time diplomacy and family institutional thought to envision the USA and Brazil's wellbeing and fitness coverage platforms and their respective responses to epidemics. Conclusions are drawn from an in-depth exam of the activities taken and regulations made in regards to tuberculosis, polio and HIV/AIDS epidemics within the international locations. ultimately, the questions of what rising BRICS international locations can research from the case of Brazil and to what quantity they could undertake Brazil's cutting edge institutional and coverage reaction to epidemics is taken into account, with a glance to the way forward for worldwide overall healthiness diplomacy.

This is the 1st publication of its type to match the USA and Brazil in this sort of manner, in addition to the 1st to think about what different rising BRICS international locations can research from Brazil. This interesting comparability is a must-read for well-being coverage and scientific practitioners, educational students and scholars, and most people with an curiosity within the overseas and household political stipulations resulting in coverage adoption and implementation.


  • Introduction
  • 20th Century Responses to Contested Epidemics within the usa and Brazil
  • Contesting AIDS within the United States
  • Contesting AIDS in Brazil
  • Contesting weight problems within the United States
  • Contesting Tuberculosis in Brazil
  • Reforms within the BRICS and What they could study from Brazil
  • Conclusion

Readership: educational students, coverage practitioners, scholars, and the overall public.

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