Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Ban Ki-moon and Wellcome Trust headline new issue of Alliance magazine on global health philanthropy
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organisation, Ban Ki-moon and the Wellcome Trust have headlined the latest issue of Alliance magazine dedicated to global health philanthropy.
Featuring an exclusive interview with Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the new issue looks at global health philanthropy, that at $46 billion a year represents almost a quarter of all grantmaking worldwide, and is the largest single field of philanthropic spending. As the COVID-19 pandemic has intensified, philanthropy has provided critical funding for vaccine development, medical equipment, mutual aid, social welfare, and global health infrastructure.
Alongside the interview with Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, other highlights include Ban Ki-moon, the former UN Secretary General and vice chair of The Elders, on the role of philanthropy in ensuring fair access to health care and universal health coverage, and Dr Charlie Weller, Head of Vaccines at the Wellcome Trust, on philanthropy’s role in the search for a COVID vaccine, and the lessons from Ebola.