Global Health Justice

Research & Partnerships

July 9, 2024

Visa Injustice: Silencing Critical Voices in Global Health

Alina Metje

Global health practitioners and researchers from low- and middle-income countries face significant barriers due to restrictive visa policies. Many professionals are unable to attend international conferences, limiting their participation in critical discussions and collaborations. Consequently, global health events often become exclusive gatherings dominated by individuals from high-income countries, sidelining crucial voices from the global south….