NPR Examines Partnership Between Global Fund, Heineken, Other Public-Private Partnerships In Global Health

NPR: Global Fund Pounded For Partnering With Heineken
“…In January at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Global Fund announced it was partnering with Heineken to ‘fight infectious diseases in Africa.’ The world’s second largest beer company will help the Global Fund with the delivery of health-care supplies in markets where Heineken already has an extensive distribution system. A coalition of global health organizations, however, many of whom focus on alcohol and drug abuse, called for the Global Fund to cancel the Heineken alliance. … This model of public-private partnerships is nothing new…” (Beaubien, 3/15).

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