Private-Public Partnerships Can ‘Positively Impact Health’ Worldwide

Huffington Post: Dr. Brundtland’s Impact on Global Health; We Must Stay the Course
Derek Yach, executive director of the Vitality Institute

“During [Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland’s] time at WHO [as director general] and since, she has been a powerful advocate of the use of private-public partnerships to tackle many complex issues. … We owe it to Dr. Brundtland and to the many others who have made it their life’s work to improve global health to continue the fight. For their efforts to not be in vain, we need to stay the course and continue to conduct global research to build stronger evidence of what works implement programs using partnerships with purpose and impact in order to positively impact health and quality of life worldwide” (2/11).