Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

Response To Epidemics, Health Emergencies Must Involve Financial, Private Sectors, World Bank President Says

ScienceInsider: Financial sector has key role in pandemic planning, World Bank president says
“Investing in the world’s capacity to respond to epidemics ‘is really investing in the resilience of the global economic system,’ World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said here [Friday] in advance of an international meeting in Japan. … Planning for a major health emergency should involve financial and business players from both the private and public sectors, he noted, as epidemics can wreak havoc with economic activity…” (Normile, 3/13).

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KaiserFamilyFoundation | twitter.com/KaiserFamFound

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.