The private sector: A partner in global health security and universal health coverage

I have been working in global health for more than 25 years, in a variety of roles in the research-based pharmaceutical industry, in leadership positions in non-governmental organizations, and today as head of a global health strategy firm that works at the intersection of public health and private industry to help advance the health of millions around the world.
14 February 2018 read more

Who are emerging voices in global health? We asked the experts

We continue our series on the future of global health. What new opportunities exist for collaboration to meet the growing need for healthcare for people around the world? What breakthrough innovations can we expect to see this year? Whose voices will shape the global health agenda within our current economic and political climate? We tapped our network of clients and health experts to find out. Here is what they said.
13 February 2018 read more

The silent killer

There is a disease that has been dubbed “the silent killer”– hepatitis C. It is a virus that can be asymptomatic for decades, but when symptoms appear, evolve into cirrhosis and liver cancer. Discussions around the availability of these new life-saving treatments have put a spotlight on the disease, along with calls for its elimination.
01 February 2018 read more

New U.S. foreign assistance principles offer roadmap to sustainability and country ownership

Rabin Martin was one of more than 100 organizations to endorse the new Principles for Strategic Transitions from Development Aid developed by the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network. As reform discussions continue within the U.S. Congress and the Administration, these Principles aim to orient U.S. development programs to achieve sustainability and responsibly help countries chart a path toward new forms of partnership with the United States.
10 January 2018 read more

Your Guide to UNGA 2017

Rabin Martin is currently gearing up for the United Nations General Assembly, to be held from September 12-25, 2017, in New York City. Trying to figure out which sessions to attend at UNGA or secure an invitation to sessions of interest? Check out our UNGA event guide.
06 September 2017 read more

A conversation with the CDC

As countries grapple with multiple health challenges, greater emphasis has been placed on creating partnerships. Partnerships help maintain existing global health programs while facilitating greater capacity to respond to emerging health threats.
05 September 2017 read more

Why UHC makes sense to me

NCDs are a costly proposition not only for patients and their families, but also for health systems. NCDs have a direct impact on economic development. Health Ministries constantly balance the competing demands of emerging health threats, maternal and child health, infectious diseases and HIV/AIDS with the growing burden of NCDs. The worrying trajectory of NCDs reinforces the need for an increased commitment by countries to advancing universal health coverage (UHC).
18 July 2017 read more

The Private Sector’s Role in Ensuring Global Health Security

As the world faces increased globalization, climate change, and the emergence of health threats such as antimicrobial resistance, it is only a matter of time before the next pandemic strikes. The private sector is uniquely positioned to partner with countries to deliver innovative solutions to emerging global health threats.
05 July 2017 read more