SDGs Should Include Funding For Both Health Systems And Specific Disease Initiatives

Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Smart Global Health”: SDGs require both systems and disease-specific funding
Nellie Bristol, a senior fellow with the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, discusses a session held at the recent Consortium of Universities for Global Health meeting in Boston. “Sandro Galea, dean of the school of public health, Boston University, and Olusoji Adeyi, director of health, nutrition, and population global practice, the World Bank, ably and convivially debated the statement, ‘investment in the [Sustainable Development Goal] framework should be in strengthening health systems, not specific diseases,'” she notes (4/7).