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Blended Finance for Global Health: Summary of a Policy Roundtable

Resources and Additional Reading

General Blended Finance:

OECD: Making Blended Finance Work for the SGDs. 2018 http://www.oecd.org/development/making-blended-finance-work-for-the-sustainable-development-goals-9789264288768-en.htm.

Convergence: The Global Network for Blended Finance. https://www.convergence.finance/.

International Finance Corporation. DFI Working Group on Blended Concessional Finance for Private Sector Projects. 2018 https://www.ifc.org/wps/wcm/connect/9ae7c66a-d269-4707-9f4d-0fb79947ede8/201810_DFI-Blended-Finance-Report.pdf?MOD=AJPERES

International Finance Corporation. Blended Concessional Finance: Scaling Up Private Investment in Lower-Income Countries. 2018 https://www.ifc.org/wps/wcm/connect/cb79d3ea-e077-4989-b821-769218b435ec/20181105-EMCompass-Note-60-Blended-Finance.pdf?MOD=AJPERES.

Overseas Development Institute: Blended finance in the poorest countries: the need for a better approach, 2019. https://www.odi.org/publications/11303-blended-finance-poorest-countries-need-better-approach.

USAID and Blended Finance:

USAID Center for Innovation and Impact. Greater than the Sum of its Parts: Blended Finance Roadmap for Global Health. 2019. https://www.usaid.gov/cii/blended-finance.

USAID . Private Sector Engagement Policy. 2019. https://www.usaid.gov/work-usaid/private-sector-engagement/policy.

USAID. Unleashing Private Capital for Global Health Innovation. 2019. https://www.usaid.gov/cii/private-capital.

Examples of Blended Finance in Global Health

Medical Credit Fund: https://www.medicalcreditfund.org/.

Utkrisht Development Impact Bond for Maternal Health: https://www.usaid.gov/cii/IndiaDIB.

Grand Challenges Canada. Cameroon Kangaroo Mother Care Development Impact Bond: https://www.grandchallenges.ca/2019/first-of-its-kind-development-impact-bond-launched-in-cameroon-to-save-newborn-babies/.

 

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