Global health and wellbeing

Global health and wellbeing is a name that has been proposed by Open Philanthropy for the broad approach to cause prioritization within effective altruism that focuses on doing good in the near term.[1][2] Other names for this approach include short-termism, neartermism, non-longtermism, and global wellbeing. Some consider these designations to be inaccurate or misleading, because they overemphasize temporal discounting and overlook its other defining characteristics, such as tight feedback loops, non-fanaticism, and tangible impact.[1][2][3]

Global health and wellbeing may be contrasted to longtermism, which evaluates causes based on their expected effects on the long-term future

Prominent causes within global health and wellbeing include scientific research, policy advocacy, farmed animal welfare, and global development

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