Security, solidarity and systems in global health: what prospects for the SDGs?

Blavatnik School of Government
10
June 2016
Lecture

Security, solidarity and systems in global health: what prospects for the SDGs? Global health has emerged in the new millennium as a major focus of global collective action. This talk will explore three drivers of global health related to unacceptable disparities in survival, insecurity arising from transnational health threats and limitations in the knowledge and know-how required to achieve high performing health systems.   

Tim EvansTim Evans, DPhil, MD, studied Agricultural Economics at Oxford before training in medicine at McMaster University. Over the last 25 years he has worked in academic clinical medicine and public health at Harvard, in philanthropy at the Rockefeller Foundation, in the NGO sector at BRAC in Bangladesh, and with multilaterals including the World Health Organization and the World Bank Group. He is currently Senior Director of the Health Nutrition Population Global Practice at the World Bank Group in Washington DC.  

This event is free and open to the public - register to attend.