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The G20 and development assistance for health: historical trends and crucial questions to inform a new era

In this article for The Lancet, KFF’s Jennifer Kates and 19 co-authors examine trends in the provision and receipt of development assistance for health (DAH), particularly for the G20 countries meeting this month in Japan. The article looks at key questions facing leaders of the G20 countries, including how to best focus DAH for equitable health gains, how to deliver DAH to strengthen health systems, and how to support domestic resource mobilization and tranformative partnerships for sustainable impact.

The article was published online on June 27, 2019. To access it at no charge, register for an online account at The Lancet.

In addition to KFF’s Jennifer Kates, the article’s other coauthors are: Joseph L Dieleman, Krycia Cowling, Catherine S Chen, Anton C Harle, Angela E Micah, Golsum Tsakalos, Junjie Wu, Yingxi Zhao, Bianca S Zlavog and Christopher J L Murray of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington;  Irene A Agyepong of the Ghana Health Service; Sarah Alkenbrack and Ajay Tandon of the Health Nutrition and Population Global Practice at the World Bank Group; Thomas J Bollyky of the Council on Foreign Relations Global Health Program; Jesse B Bump and Annie Haakenstad of the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health; , Karen A Grépin of Wilfrid Laurier University;  Rouselle F Lavado of the Asian Development Bank; and Trygve Ottersen of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.