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The Changing Face of Global Health

Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010

The landscape of global health has shifted substantially over the past decade. Private actors, like the Gates and Clinton Foundations, make up a large and growing proportion of overall aid funding, even as the once-steady rise in government aid for diseases like HIV/AIDS has slowed sharply. Coming to terms with the new face of global health will mean addressing issues of accountability, efficiency and ownership, in order to accommodate the goals and motivations of public and private actors to the needs of aid recipients and disease-sufferers.

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