World Health Summit features SEEK session on 'Global Health Financing'
Monday, October 16th, 2017
During the World Health Summit 2017, SEEK convened a panel discussion on 'Global Health Financing: New Tools for Promoting Accountability'. Six speakers from different backgrounds representing academia, civil society, foundations, and multilateral organizations discussed the critical importance of data transparency for accountability and advocacy in global health financing.
Panel members included Dr. Christoph Benn of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Dr. Emmanuele Capobianco of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH), Prof. Dean Jamison of the University of California San Francisco, Dr. Kei Katsuno of the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT), Dr. Anja Langenbucher of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Maike Röttger of Plan International Germany.
During the conversation mediated by SEEK's Managing Director, Christina Schrade, the speakers elaborated on how tools such the Donor Tracker support their work, identified where there are still gaps in tracking global health funding, and discussed the outlook for global health financing and its data architecture.