On Thursday, April 25, the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) and the CSIS Global Health Policy Center held an event entitled, “The Future of Global Health Financing: Hope vs. Reality in the Push for Universal Health Coverage.”

Friends’ President, Chris Collins, spoke on a panel that was moderated by Jen Kates Vice President and Director of Global Health & HIV Policy at KFF, and also included Stephen Morrison, Senior Vice President and Director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center; Christopher J.L. Murray, Professor and Director at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation; and Loyce Pace, President and CEO of the Global Health Council.

The event also included a presentation by Joseph Dieleman of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation on the annual Financing Global Health report, which this year includes new data on trends in HIV and malaria funding.

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus delivered keynote remarks by remote video from Geneva.

A video of Chris’ opening remarks is available below and a video of the full event is available from KFF.