Dialogue Between Private Sector, Global Health Groups Will Help Boost Defense Against Future Disease Outbreaks

Devex: How ‘financial savvy’ can prevent future pandemics
“…The Ebola outbreak in West Africa highlighted not only the weakness of health systems, but also the lack of dialogue between global health professionals, risk analysts, and private sector actors, according to World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim. ‘There was not a lot of financial savvy in the global health community,’ Kim told Devex Editor-in-Chief Raj Kumar on the sidelines of last week’s World Bank spring meetings in Washington, D.C….” (Tyson, 4/21).