Global Health Experts Suggest Rethinking Of Health Emergency Funding

Devex: Should we rethink health emergency funding?
“The Ebola outbreak has revealed serious resource mobilization problems at the world’s ‘go-to’ response agency, according to some global health experts. Tackling the disease in West Africa — where ill-equipped national health systems and lack of infrastructure has spurred the rampant spread of the deadly virus — has been a tall challenge for the World Health Organization, and made all the more difficult by the U.N. agency’s funding structure…” (Tyson, 9/4).

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