New General Manager's Banking Background Beneficial at Global Fund
January 31, 2012
In this post on the Center for Global Development's (CGD) "Global Health Policy" blog, Amanda Glassman, a research fellow and director of global health policy at CGD, explains why the banking background of the new general manager of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Gabriel Jaramillo, "should serve him well." She says that obtaining the highest health return on investment "requires a fundamental rethink of the organization's role as a commissioner of or payer for health services and, ultimately, health outcomes. Instead of a passive cashier, the fund can become an active and strategic investor in the shared enterprise of producing health results. And that is a banker's business" (1/30).
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