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David Legge

David originally trained as a physician but has worked mainly in health services and public health since the early 1980s, including program management, research and teaching. From the mid 1990s to the 2010s he taught health policy, health systems and public health at La Trobe University in Australia. He has a strong interest in the political economy of health and the comparative study of health systems, including an extended program of teaching and research in health policy and management in China. Since 1994 David has been active in the International People's Health Council, which was one of the eight founding organisations of the People's Health Movement in December 2000. He has been active in PHM since the first People's Health Assembly in Savar in 2000, including participating in IPHU courses, WHO Watch (and the Tracker), Global Health Watch, the Trade and Health Circle and the Advisory Council.