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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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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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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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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