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Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network on “Responding to COVID-19 Globally: Policy Recommendations for Effective Foreign Assistance”

On Tuesday, May 26, Rabin Martin CEO Dr. Jeffrey L. Sturchio participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network on “Responding to COVID-19 Globally: Policy recommendations for effective foreign assistance.” The conversation centered around the need for international cooperation and accountability and the role of Congress in the U.S. global ...

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Laurie Garrett on “COVID-19: What Comes Next?”

  On Tuesday, May 19, Rabin Martin hosted a WHA side-event with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and global health expert Laurie Garrett and Rabin Martin CEO Jeff Sturchio. The virtual fireside chat focused on the urgent need for global health leadership to address the rapidly evolving COVID-19 crisis. Laurie and Jeff discussed thought-provoking questions and ...

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How Congress can address the international dimensions of the COVID-19 response

As the U.S. Congress debates the fourth COVID-19 emergency supplemental package, Jeffrey L. Sturchio, Rabin Martin CEO, and George Ingram, Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development at The Brookings Institution, urge leaders to prioritize funding international development initiatives. “The scale of the current crisis demands urgent action in the short term, but action to build resilience ...

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UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage Preview

Beginning on September 17th, heads of government, ministers, diplomats and representatives from civil society, global development and private sector organizations will gather in New York for the United Nations General Assembly and related meetings to discuss advancing global development, including progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals. Those working in health will focus their attention ...

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The unfinished business of ending the HIV epidemic

Rabin Martin’s Terri Jackson has spent the better part of her career as both an advocate and HIV public health expert and, in her recent op-ed for HIV Plus Magazine, she reflects on the decades-long fight for gay rights that has been inextricably linked with the AIDS response. We’ve come a long way since ...

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We cannot achieve universal health coverage without the private sector

How should countries go about achieving universal health coverage (UHC)? Political willpower, accountability and private sector engagement, according to Jeffrey L. Sturchio, Rabin Martin CEO, and Harald Nusser, Head of Novartis Social Business, in their latest op-ed published in CapX. “Developing the partnerships necessary to achieve UHC requires sustained engagement from political leaders who ...

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Unlocking private capital to achieve “health for all”

Turning the vision of universal health coverage (UHC) into a reality often poses a significant financing challenge, and global health stakeholders are turning to “innovative financing” as one of many potential solutions. Rabin Martin’s Saroj Sedalia recently penned an op-ed in Devex, in which she explores when and how global health stakeholders can use ...

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