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GlobalPost Special Report Examines Role Of PPPs In Global Health

GlobalPost: Branding Health: The Rise of Public-Private Partnerships in Global Health
“They are some of the world’s biggest brands: Coca-Cola. Walmart. Chevron. Starbucks. McDonald’s. So what do they have to do with global health? These megabrands all partner with USAID to tackle some of the world’s toughest health issues. As partnerships between the public and private sectors gain prominence, government leaders laud private aid partners, citing their expertise and vast resources. Though there’s reason to believe many public-private partnerships (PPPs) have been effective, quantifying their impact is difficult because comprehensive, transparent metrics do not yet exist. What do these partnerships look like on the ground, and how are they working? The GroundTruth Project investigates in this GlobalPost Special Report” (9/29).