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Innovation, Equity and the New Health Economy: UHC and the Role of the Private Sector
May 24, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Organized by Global Health Centre, Rabin Martin, and Johns Hopkins University
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM CEST
Auditorium Ivan Pictet, Maison de la Paix
Economic development contributes to better health and may lead to Universal Health Coverage (UHC). However, the reverse argument is as crucial: The introduction of UHC can lead to quicker and more stable economic growth and can further boost the supply and demand for health and health-related services and good.
This event focuses on the health-economy nexus, the innovative power of the private sector’s involvement in UHC, and the sometimes controversial dimensions of the role the private sector can play in helping countries to achieve UHC.
Opening remarks: Ilona Kickbusch, Director, Global Health Centre, the Graduate Institute
1) Jim Campbell, Director, Health Workforce Department, World Health Organization
2) Cicely Thomas, Program Director, Results for Development (R4D)
3) Felicia Marie Knaul, Professor, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (tbc)
4) Srinath Reddy, President, Public Health Foundation of India (tbc)
Moderator: Jeffrey L. Sturchio, President and CEO, Rabin Martin