Americans Support US Working to Improve Health in Developing Countries: Efforts Seen as Helping Americans as Well as People in Poor Nations


Despite the economic downturn, a large majority of Americans support US efforts to improve health in poor countries. This support is grounded in altruistic concern for the poor, but it also comes from a sense that in today's interconnected world a health crisis anywhere could impact Americans and that with globalization, health is an increasingly global issue.