5th Annual Health Financing Forum

Organized by Global Financing Facility, World Bank Group, and USAID 5th Annual Health Financing Forum Part II: Health Financing Resilience During a Prolonged Pandemic November 9-December 10, 2020 RSVP Since Part 1 of the Annual Health Financing Forum (AHFF) took place in July 2020, it’s become clear that the COVID-19 pandemic will last considerably longer…

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The Future of Health Financing

This blog was cross-posted from IntraHealth, and written by Pape Amadou Gaye If you had asked me back when I started my career what I found most exciting about the future of global health, I would have told you about my dream that primary health care would someday be available to all. But today, my…

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Six Reasons Ministries of Finance Should Invest in Health Workers

This blog was cross-posted from VITAL and written by Misrak Makonnen and Kate Tulenko Last week’s high-level talks about human resources for health in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, resulted in the Addis Ababa Call to Action on financing the health workforce, signed by the nine ministries of health that participated. The call to action is a powerful…

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Ahead of the Curve for Financing for Development: Innovations in Health Financing

By Dr. Christine Sow, President and Executive Director, Global Health Council Addis Ababa was the setting last week of the third UN Financing for Development Conference (FfD). A diverse mix of constituencies were represented here – all focused on financing the Sustainable Development Goals, all representing constituency perspectives they believe key in eliminating extreme poverty.…

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