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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Reflections on the 73rd United Nations General Assembly

While newspaper headlines around the recent United Nations General Assembly were dominated by global policy and diplomacy narratives, representatives from the health sector working in government, NGOs, academe, civil society and the private sector were busy coming together around shared interests to address the world’s greatest health challenges. Two highly anticipated events included the ...

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A question of design: The role of donations in advancing greater access to health for all

On April 11, 2018, Rabin Martin’s President & CEO Jeff Sturchio gave a keynote address on the role of donations in advancing greater access to health for all at the Partnership for Quality Medical Donations Global Health Policy Forum. The event brought together senior public, NGO and private-sector professionals to discuss strategies and solutions for multisectoral engagement and partnership development.
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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).
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