Workshop on “Innovative Financing in Health” (Paris, 7 October 2008)

 

Participants in this Global Forum Workshop discussed their experiences with innovative financing mechanisms for development. Focusing on the health sector and particularly on a case study on the International Finance Facility for Immunisation, participants shared useful lessons for the future design and improvement of financing mechanisms.

 

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Session 1 

Overview of innovative financing in health 2000 through 2007 –
Purpose, Accomplishments, Issues, Extensions

Charles Griffin

Senior Fellow, Global Health Financing Initiative, Brookings Institution

John Rwangombwa

Secretary General and Secretary to the Treasury,

Ministry of Finance, Government of Rwanda

Magdalena Rosenmoller

IESE (Business School of Barcelona, University of Navarra)

Session 2

Learning from International Finance Facility for Immunisation (IFFIm)

Jaume Ribera

IESE (handled like a business school case study)

Session 3

Prospects for other recently developed innovative financing mechanisms

Jorge Bermudez

Executive Secretary, UNITAID

Leone Gianturco

Deputy Head, International Dev. Cooperation Office

Ministry of Economy and Finance

Robert Filipp (Part I of presentation )

Head of Innovative Financing, External Relations

The Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria

Robert Filipp (Part II of presentation)

Head of Innovative Financing, External Relations

The Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria

Session 4 

Leveraging private sector engagement

Folashade Laoye

Hygeia Community Health Plan Nigeria

Mary Moran

The George Institute for International Health

Session 5

Innovative financing: wave of the future?

Rene Castro

Former Minister of Environment and Energy, Costa Rica

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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