Expanding the boundaries of global health: The intersection of the public and private sector

An increasing number of companies are turning their attention to global health needs. In this exclusive commentary, Laura Asiala, vice president of public affairs at PYXERA Global, discusses how can public-private partnerships can impact health.

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About the author

  • Laura Asiala

    Passionate about the power of business to help solve the world’s most intransigent problems, she leads the efforts to attract more participation of businesses to contribute to sustainable development through their people and their work. Prior to working for PYXERA Global, Laura was director of corporate citizenship at the Dow Corning Corporation. Her 30-year career in international business has included roles in HR, business development, finance, marketing, branding, communications, and corporate social responsibility, including the company’s public-private partnership with the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (a UN Foundation, U.S. State Department, and Clinton Global Initiative).