New Partnership Initiative Aims To Strengthen Primary Health Care Systems, Providers In LMICs

News outlets discuss the U.N.’s launch of a public-private partnership called the Primary Health Care Performance Initiative (PHCPI).

New York Times: Partnership Aims to Bolster Local Health Care Providers
“Supported by one of the world’s leading philanthropies, a new partnership was announced Saturday during a United Nations development meeting aimed at improving health in poor and middle-income countries by helping to strengthen their primary care providers…” (Gladstone, 9/26).

U.N. News Centre: U.N. launches new joint partnership to help countries close gaps in primary health care
“…[T]he Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank Group, and the U.N. World Health Organization (WHO) have launched a new partnership to support countries in improving the performance of primary health care. The new partnership, the Primary Health Care Performance Initiative (PHCPI), was launched [Saturday] in New York on the margins of the three-day U.N. Sustainable Development Summit at an event co-hosted with the governments of Germany, Ghana, and Norway…” (9/27).

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