Fostering Health and Human Security in the Americas

Carlos Santos-Burgoa, Kirsten Brownstein, Betsy Eagin and Luiz Augusto Galvao

Mounting evidence and growing experience demonstrate that the insecurities people face are multiple and interrelated, and that to build truly resilient populations in the face of these threats will require preventive and synchronous action across state actors, simultaneous with efforts to strengthen community capacity. This requires a systems approach.