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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How the Private Sector is Contributing to Universal Health Coverage: Case Studies

Governments and other public sector actors have an opportunity to engage more strategically with the private sector to ensure responsible and sustainable sources of support for the achievement of universal health coverage. The examples included in these case studies showcase a range of competencies that the private sector can contribute to the design and delivery of health services.
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