More Focused Global Health Investment System Needed To Plug Funding Gaps, Study Says

TIME: Here’s How Much More Money Is Needed to Improve Global Health
“…In a report published in the journal Lancet, researchers point out large gaps in the money raised and dispatched for public health purposes and the medical needs of countries, particularly in the developing world, to keep their populations healthy. … What’s lacking, the study authors say, is a more focused system for investing in global health that emphasizes programs designed to achieve certain public health functions, such as vaccinating a particular population or corralling antibiotic resistance or the spread of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis…” (Park, 7/13).