Innovative, Sustainable Financing Key To Health Equity, Improving Child, Maternal Survival

State Department’s “DipNote”: Sustainable Finance is Key to Health Equity
Ariel Pablos-Mendez, assistant administrator for global health and child and maternal survival coordinator at USAID, discusses the importance of implementing innovative and sustainable financing to promote health equity, including the launch of a new partnership and development financing mechanism called the Global Financing Facility (GFF), which aims to “leverage additional resources, private capital, and results-based financing to accelerate and sustain progress in maternal and child survival” (7/15).