Want to scale up global health projects? Leverage your partners

Novartis’ Rebecca Stevens offers insight about reaching those most in need of affordable medicine.

Identifying development projects and partners that work is key for private sector companies engaged in development, but how do you scale up promising global health initiatives?

By leveraging the expertise and network of partners such as the International Committee of the Red Cross, Rebecca Stevens, head of Access Partnerships at Novartis, told Devex associate editor Richard Jones on the sidelines of the 32nd International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent in Geneva.

For more insights from Stevens, watch the video and learn about the next steps for the Novartis-ICRC partnership, the firm’s plans for training community health workers to raise awareness of non-communicable diseases in countries such a Kenya, and its upcoming “broad spectrum” of partners.

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