Global Health Leaders Discuss Roles Of Innovation, Public-Private Partnerships, Government Funding In Achieving UHC
World Economic Forum: How to create a world where healthcare is a right, not a luxury
Jamie Bay Nishi, director of the Global Health Technologies Coalition, and Catherine Ohura, CEO at the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund, discuss how to achieve universal health coverage (UHC), highlighting the importance of innovation, public-private partnerships, and government funding. The authors write, “[T]he good news is that there are proven approaches that deliver tangible results and effectively leverage co-investments from government as well as industry partners that can help bridge … divides. They can also start transforming the push for UHC from a seemingly quixotic journey to a realistic, achievable endeavor” (6/25).