Is the global health system broken? Three points of view on how the global health system can be improved

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Authors:
Joe Cerrell, Helen Gayle and Stephen Morrison, Tore Godal

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Number of pages: 3
Publication date: 2007
Languages: English

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In this viewpoint, published on Finance and Development, a quarterly publication of the International Monetary Fund, leading global experts analyse shortcomings and provide recommendations on the global health system.

Joe Cerrell points to market-based solutions and innovative financing mechanism to improve global health.

Helen Gayle and Stephen Morrison highlight the need for improved coordination to overcome the current fragmentation of initiatives and actors.

Tore Godal calls upon the international community to prioritise actions on the health MDGs and to focus on results.

Bibliography: Cerrell, J; Gayle H, Morrison S; Godal T. Is the global health system broken? Three points of view on how the global health system can be improved. Finance and Development, 2007; 44 (4).