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Selected Publications

Cooper, Andrew F., and John Kirton, eds. (2009). Innovation in Global Health Governance: Critical Cases. Farnham: Ashgate.

Cooper, Andrew F., John Kirton and Ted Schrecker, eds. (2007). Governing Global Health: Challenge, Response, Innovation. Aldershot: Ashgate. Chinese language edition to be published by Sichuan University Press.

Cooper, Andrew F, John Kirton, Franklyn Lisk and Hany Besada, eds. (2013). Africa's Health Challenges Sovereignty, Mobility of People and Healthcare Governance. Farnham: Ashgate.

Guebert, Jenilee. "Global Health at the G8: Integration, In Decline or Simply Stalled?" Guest blog, Global Health Governance, June 11, 2012.

Guebert, Jenilee and Robin Lennox (2010). "Health at the G20 Seoul Summit?" Health Diplomacy Monitor, 1(4): 19-20.

Hospedales, C. James, T. Alafia Samuels, Rudoph Cummings, Gayle Gollop and Edward Greene (2011). "Raising the Priority of Chronic Non-communicable Diseases in the Caribbean." Pan American Health Journal of Public Health.

Kickbusch, Ilona, John Kirton and James Orbinski, eds. (2012), Global Health 2012. London: Newsdesk.

Kirton, John (2006). The G8 and Global Health Governance: The Case for a Eurasian AIDS Extension, Paper prepared for presentation at the International Parliamentary Conference in Conjunction with Russia's G8 Presidency, on "HIV/AIDS in Eurasia and the Role of the G8," sponsored by the Transatlantic Partners Against AIDS, at the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Moscow, June 8.

Kirton, John, ed. (2009). Global Health. Libraries of Essays in Global Governance series. Farnham: Ashgate.

Kirton, John (2014). The G20 Discovers Global Health at Brisbane. G20 Research Group, November 15, 2014.

Kirton, John J. and Caroline Bracht. "Explaining Compliance with Regional and Global Summit Commitments: CARICOM, UN, G8 and G20 Action on Non-communicable Disease." Paper prepared for the annual meeting of the International Studies Association, New Orleans, February 21, 2015. Version of February 24, 2015.

Kirton, John J., Caroline Bracht and Julia Kulik (2014). "The Political Process in Global Health Governance: The G8's 2010 Muskoka Initiative," in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 40: 1-15 (July). DOI: 10.1111/nyas.12494.

Kirton, John, Andrew F. Cooper, Franklyn Lisk and Hany Besada, eds. (2014). Moving Health Sovereignty in Africa Disease, Governance, Climate Change. Farnham: Ashgate.

Kirton, John, and Laurette Dubé (2011). "From New York to Cannes: Baby Steps in the Battle against Non-communicable Diseases," Globe and Mail, September 21.

Kirton, John, and Laurette Dubé (2011). "Modern Pandemic Requires Shift in Thinking," Montreal Gazette, September 21.

Kirton, John and Ella Kokotsis (2007). "Keeping Faith with Africa's Health: Catalyzing G8 Compliance," in Andrew F. Cooper, John Kirton, and Ted Schrecker, eds., Governing Global Health: Challenge, Response, Innovation. Aldershot: Ashgate.

Kirton, John, Julia Kulik and Caroline Bracht, with Jenilee Guebert (2013). "Connecting Climate Change and Health through Global Summitry in an Internationally Diffusing World." Paper prepared for the annual convention of the International Studies Association , San Francisco, April 3. Version of March 31, 2013.

Kirton, John, Julia Kulik, Caroline Bracht and Jenilee Guebert (2014). "Connecting Climate Change and Health through Global Summitry." World Medical and Health Policy, 6(1): 73-100. doi: 10.1002/wmh3.83.

Kirton, John, Julia Kulik and Caroline Bracht (2014). "Generating Global Health Governances through BRICS Summitry." Contemporary Politics, 20(2): 1–17. doi: 10.1080/13569775.2014.907990. Published May 1, 2014.

Kirton, John and Jenevieve Mannell (2007). "Explaining G8 Health Governance," in Andrew F. Cooper, John Kirton and Ted Schrecker, eds., Governing Global Health: Challenge, Response, Innovation. Aldershot: Ashgate.

Kirton, John, James Orbinski and Jenilee Guebert (2010). "The Case for a Global Health Strategy for Canada." Paper commissioned by the Strategic Policy Branch in the International Affairs Directorate of Health Canada.

Kirton, John and Jenilee Guebert (2011). "Shaping a United Nations High-Level Meeting on Non-communicable Diseases that Delivers." Paper commissioned the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization.

Kirton, John and Jenilee Guebert (2011). "Ten Measures to Help Ensure a Successful UN Summit on NCDs." Prepared for the First Global Ministerial Conference on Healthy Lifestyles and Noncommunicable Disease Control, April 28-29, 2011. Draft of April 25, 2011.

Kirton, John, Jenilee Guebert and T. Alafia Samuels (2011). "Controlling NCDs through Summitry: The CARICOM Case Study." Paper commissioned by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization. Verson of June 17, 2011.

Kirton, John, Julia Kulik and Caroline Brancht (2014). "Generating Global Health Governance through BRICS Summitry." Contemporary Politics 20(2): 1-17. doi: 10.1080/13569775.2014.907990.

Kirton, John and Victoria Panova (2006). "From Okinawa to Saint Petersburg: Evolution of G8 Positions Regarding Infectious Diseases. Paper prepared for an International Conference on "Global Threats - Global Actions: Promotion of the G8 Summit Initiatives to Counter Infectious Disease," sponsored by the Working Meeting of the Summit 2006, President Hotel, Moscow, December 8.

Kirton, John, Nikolai Roudev and Laura Sunderland (2007). "Making Major Powers Deliver: Explaining Compliance with G8 Health Commitments, 1996-2006."Bulletin of the World Health Organization 85(3):192-199.

Kirton, John, Nikolai Roudev, Laura Sunderland and Catherine Kunz (2009). "Explaining Compliance with G8 Leaders" Health Commitments, 1996-2006," in Andrew F. Cooper and John Kirton, eds., Innovation in Global Health Governance: Critical Cases. Farnham: Ashgate.

Kulik, Julia (2011). "Russia’s Global Health Governance Gap: A Strategy for Summit Success." Paper prepared for the Conference on Emerging Practices in Global Health Co-operation, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Washington DC, December 6. Draft of December 13, 2011.

Kulik, Julia (2013). "Reducing the Economic Burden of Non-communicable Diseases in the BRICS: Lessons from Brazil." BRICS Research Group, January 25, 2013.

Kulik, Julia (2014). Slow Learners Confront a Swift Disease: The Brisbane G20's Response to Ebola, G20 Research Group, November 16, 2014

Lennox, Robin (2010). "G8 Initiative on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Fails to Eliminate Global Gap." The Lancet blog. August 3.

Sainsbury, Tristram and Hannah Wurf (2015). Can the G20 Help Prepare the World for Future Health Pandemics? G20 Monitor: Investment, Inclusiveness, Implementation and Health Governance, Number 16, pages 29-36.

Samuels, T. Alafia, John Kirton and Jenilee Guebert (2014). "Monitoring Compliance with High-Level Commitments in Health: The Case of the CARICOM Summit on Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases," Bulletin of the World Health Organization 92(4): 270–276B, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.13.126128.

Wallingford, Megan (2012). "Advancing Noncommunicable Disease Policymaking in the Americas: A Multi-Sectoral Policy Puzzle for the Pan American Health Organization." Paper prepared as a final Master’s research paper for the Master of Global Affairs program at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto. Draft of July 2012.