Think Tanks et al

Think Tanks et al

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Center for Global Development [to 9 May 2020]
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Balancing the COVID-19 Response with Wider Health Needs: Key Decision-Making Considerations for Low- and Middle-Income Countries
As the pandemic accelerates, governments must also protect other essential health services. Already, there have been numerous reports of disrupted access to services ranging from labor and delivery and immunization to HIV and tuberculosis care to dialysis and cancer treatment—most notably in countries with strict lockdowns. Initial estimates paint a grim picture of the potential magnitude of negative impacts on health outcomes due to these disruptions.

Supporting Africa in the Fight Against COVID-19 and Beyond
Africa is home to 16 percent of the world’s population and carries 24 percent of the world’s disease burden but accounts for just 1 percent of global health spending. 54 of the 55 African Union (AU) member states have now reported cases of COVID-19; Africa could likely be the next epicenter of the outbreak. Ensuring that health financing is mobilized quickly and effectively to support national responses and essential health services across Africa is of paramount importance.

Leave No One Behind: Using a Benefit-Based Advance Market Commitment to Incentivise Development and Global Supply of COVID-19 Vaccines
The global effort to control the COVID-19 pandemic has seen an exceptional allocation of public and philanthropic funds to advance the development of diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines as quickly as possible. While critical, even these significant commitments represent only a “down payment” on a price tag that could eventually exceed $50 billion just to scale the production of vaccines to control this global pandemic—amounts that cannot be raised through traditional donor and philanthropic commitments.


Accessed 9 May 2020
Critical Questions
Compulsory Licensing: A Cure for Distributing the Cure?
May 8, 2020 | By William Alan Reinsch, Jack Caporal

Covid-19 Demands Innovative Ideas for Financing the SDGs
May 7, 2020 | By Daniel F. Runde


Council on Foreign Relations
Accessed 9 May 2020
Diplomacy and International Institutions
Virtual Meeting: The WHO and the State of Global Health Governance
Panelists discuss the structure of the global health governance system, the role of the World Health Organization, and their perspectives on an effective international pandemic response.
May 1, 2020
Event by David L. Heymann, Ashish K. Jha, and Ilona Kickbusch


Kaiser Family Foundation
Accessed 9 May 2020
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