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CGD Blog Post Discusses Key Takeaways From Conference Session On UHC

Center for Global Development’s “Global Health Policy Blog”: How to Decide ‘Who Gets What’ in Health: Takeaways from the 2016 Prince Mahidol Awards Conference
Amanda Glassman, vice president for programs, director of global health policy, and senior fellow, and Yuna Sakuma, program associate, both at CGD, highlight takeaways from a session at the 2016 Prince Mahidol Awards Conference (PMAC) in Bangkok, titled, “Missed opportunities and opportunity costs: reprioritizing UHC decisions in light of emergence of new technologies and continued budget constraints.” They discuss how old or existing technologies can be used in low- and middle-income countries, how priority-setting has a role in global health and can make new products more affordable, and the importance of being mindful of incentives for innovation (2/12).