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Better Decisions, Better Health: Practical Experiences Supporting UHC from around the World

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 9:15am to 10:45am


Keynote Address

Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, Director and Robert J. Margolis, MD, Professor of Business, Medicine and Policy, Duke University

Remarks and Presentations

Tony Culyer, Emeritus Professor of Economics and iDSI Chair, Centre for Health Economics, University of York

Amanda Glassman, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development

Karen Hofman, Director, PRICELESS SA (Priority Cost Effective Lessons for Systems Strengthening), Wits School of Public Health, South Africa

Waranya Rattanavipapong, Head of HITAP International Unit, Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program, HITAP Thailand


Kalipso Chalkidou, Director of Global Health Policy, Center for Global Development

Five years after the landmark UN endorsement, countries around the world are now working to translate the lofty rhetoric of UHC into defined, tangible, equitable, and comprehensive health services for their populations. On December 12th, the world will officially mark the 5th annual Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day—an opportunity to reflect on the global community’s role in supporting progress toward this important goals.

In celebration of UHC day, the Center for Global Development is pleased to host a short program—Better Decisions, Better Health: Practical Experiences Supporting UHC from around the World—featuring practical experiences supporting UHC from Southeast Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and at the global level. A keynote address from Mark McClellan will precede remarks and presentations from the core partners of the International Decision Support Initiative (iDSI).

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Executive Vice President of CGD, CEO of CGD Europe, and Senior Fellow
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Non-Resident Fellow

Tuesday, December 12

9:15 - 10:45 a.m.

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