Politics, policy and people - shifting the policy agenda

How do policy actors advance prioritisation for health and health equity in policy domains outside the traditional health sector? What are the barriers to advancing health equity agenda and how do policy actors navigate these?

Dr Belinda Townsend , Deputy Director of the Menzies Centre for Health Governance at the School of Regulation and Global Governance, discusses politics, power and people and lessons for shifting the policy agenda to one that prioritises health equity.

This is the second video in video series ‘Systems of inequity – what hope for health post Covid-19?’. Watch the others here:

Video 1: Governing for health equity with Professor Sharon Friel

Video 3: Flaws in the machine: COVID-19 and failings of global trade and investment systems with Dr Ashley Schram

Video 4: Embracing complexity - thinking and working in systems with Dr Melanie Pescud

Video 5: Framing the impacts of COVID-19: Securing food regulatory policies for the prevention of non-communicable diseases with Dr Yandisa Ngqangashe

Music: "A New Year" by Scott Buckley, www.scottbuckley.com.au, CC BY 4.0

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