How to harmonize health funding mechanisms

Health is one sector that has received a lot of donor attention, with several funding initiatives set up to help provide affordable, universal health care in developing countries. The challenge is how to streamline these funding flows from various donors.

If the solution is to funnel money through recipient governments, are these governments ready to handle the influx of money? We asked Jonathan Quick, president and CEO of Management Sciences for Health, during the 2012 Clinton Global Initiative.

Lars Schwetje contributed reporting from New York.

Check out the rest of our interview with Jonathan Quick, as well as our conversations with other global development luminaries who attended this year’s Clinton Global Initiative.

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    Rolf Rosenkranz oversees a talented team of in-house journalists, correspondents and guest contributors located around the globe. Since joining Devex in early 2008, Rolf has been instrumental in growing its fledgling news operation into the leading online source for global development news and analysis. Previously, Rolf was managing editor at Inside Health Policy, a subscription-based news service in Washington. He has reported from Africa for the Johannesburg-based Star and its publisher, Independent News & Media, as well as the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, a German daily.