3 ways the private sector is boosting health development outcomes

Three ways the private sector is boosting health development outcomes.

Where governments cannot provide, the private sector must step in — particularly in the case of global health, as we’ve seen with the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

In this video interview, Jeff Sturchio, president and CEO of global health strategy firm Rabin Martin, explains how the private sector is contributing to global health efforts.

Sturchio suggests three ways the private sector is helping to achieve development outcomes, citing the experiences of Novartis in India, Astrazeneca in Kenya and Merck for Mothers in several African countries.

Watch the above clip, recorded on the sidelines of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations’ recent 27th annual assembly in New York.

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Healthy Means is an online conversation hosted by Devex in partnership with Concern Worldwide, Gavi, GlaxoSmithKline, International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Johnson & Johnson and the United Nations Population Fund to showcase new ideas and ways we can work together to expand health care and live better lives.

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