Reflections from WHA

Photo by: REUTERS / Denis Balibouse   As expected, discussions at the 72nd World Health Assembly last week centered on Universal Health Coverage (UHC), the WHO restructuring and drug pricing, with an additional spotlight on mental health and the global health worker shortage. Major announcements included the formation of the long-discussed WHO Foundation this year ...

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The road to universal health coverage starts with shared language

Last week we had the pleasure of hosting a diverse group of panelists for a discussion around the importance of universal health coverage (UHC) and the innovative role of the private sector. The event celebrated the launch of The Road to Universal Health Coverage – a new book published by Johns Hopkins University Press ...

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How can the private sector engage and partner with CDC in 2019?

Earlier this month, Rabin Martin welcomed Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director, Center for Global Health at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Dr. Judy Monroe, President and CEO, CDC Foundation to uncover potential opportunities for global collaboration between the private sector and CDC. Ensuring global health security remains a top priority ...

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Happy International Women’s Day!

This International Women’s Day, I’m excited to mark the occasion by recognizing the inspiring women of Rabin Martin. While research shows that the majority of Americans see men and women as equally capable when it comes to key qualities and behaviors that are essential for top leaders in politics and business, women still make ...

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What can we expect in global health in 2019?

At the beginning of last year, we posed the question, “What will 2018 bring for global public health?” — to experts in global health, with answers ranging from threats to global health financing to the advent of breakthrough technologies. As we prepare for another year of uncertainty and change, we can be sure that ...

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Announcing the Release of The Road to Universal Health Coverage

We are proud to highlight the release of The Road to Universal Health Coverage: Innovation, Equity, and the New Health Economy, a new book on universal health care and the private sector edited by Jeffrey L. Sturchio, CEO of Rabin Martin, Ilona Kickbusch, director of the Global Health Centre of the Graduate Institute of International ...

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An important step forward in greater private sector engagement

In November, the Government of Indonesia hosted the 5th Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) Ministerial meeting, bringing together delegations from governments, multilateral organizations, NGOs and the private sector to discuss the progress achieved to-date in strengthening health security capacity since the start of the GHSA and chart the way forward for the next phase ...

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Leveraging the private sector to bridge the gap in Nigeria’s healthcare system

Last month, Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) convened a high-level forum in Nigeria, “Bridging the Gap in Nigeria’s Health System” – featuring roundtable discussions highlighting strategies and models to address effective healthcare financing, best practices for preventing and treating communicable and non-communicable diseases and innovative solutions to strengthen Nigeria’s healthcare system. This forum is ...

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