Public-Private Partnerships Can Have ‘Significant Impact’ On Health In Developing Countries

The Hill: Public-private partnerships
Harry Leider, chief medical officer for Walgreens

“…[A]ccess to care remains a critical challenge both in the U.S. and abroad, particularly in underserved communities where economic, geographic, and cultural barriers often pose significant threats to the overall health of its population. This is why it’s essential that organizations from both the public and private sectors remain committed to working together to help deliver basic primary care services, such as health testing (e.g. blood pressure screening) and immunizations, that are vital to population health. … Collaborations and innovative partnerships within the public and private health care sectors can also have a significant impact on population health in developing countries…” (10/31).