COVID-19 and the Collapse of the Private Health Sector: a Threat to Countries' Response Efforts and the Future of Health Systems Strengthening?
As COVID-19 leads to a “cash crunch” for the private health sector in developing countries, Mark Hellowell, Andrew Myburgh, Mirja Sjoblom, Srinivas Gurazada, and Dave Clarke consider the opportunities and risks of providing state support to health care businesses.
COVID-19: Promoting accountability and transparency during the pandemic
by Aneta Wierzynska (Global Fund); David Clarke (WHO); Mark DiBiase & Anga Timilsina (UNDP)
Countries cannot ignore corruption during the COVID-19 response. Even in ordinary times, research has shown that corruption in the health sector causes losses of $455 billion per year and, according to OECD estimates, up to US$2 trillion of procurement costs could be lost to corruption.
Health Systems Governance Collaborative
Building the Reset
The Global Health Governance Coronavirus Appeal: Building the Reset
This a global appeal. It is a worldwide open invitation to contribute to the global governance ‘reset’ which will have to follow the current COVID-19 emergency response phase. This is a matter of urgency. The challenges to our health and social systems and the inequities of our economic world order have once again become clear for everybody to see. After the current phase of ‘response’, the world will have to give shape to ‘recovery’ and ‘reset’, locally, nationally, regionally and worldwide.