Priti Patnaik is a Geneva-based financial journalist reporting on global health, international trade and investment disputes. She also reports on illicit financial flows. In the past, Priti has worked with a trade law firm and a U.N. organization in Geneva. She has also worked in New Delhi and New York reporting on finance. Priti has a master’s degree in development studies from The Graduate Institute in Geneva and a master’s in business and economic reporting from New York University. She also has a bachelor’s in microbiology, genetics and chemistry from Osmania University, India.
On the first day of a summit in Geneva, Switzerland, international organizations committed to prioritize the issue — with more than half a billion dollars worth of new support pledged in recent days — amid claims that at least one disease is nearing eradication.