New mechanisms to fund global health programs receive rough reception

Kondro, Wayne
November 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 17, pE759
Academic Journal
Information about a panel discussion on innovative financing mechanism on October 9, 2010 in Berlin, Germany is presented. Topics include strategies to raise fund for global health programs including increased profits tax on multinational businesses and banks, higher taxes on alcohol and tobacco, and airline and entertainment taxes. The panel discussion featured several delegates including Dr. Peter Piot, Dr. Rifat Atun, and Dr. Joelle Tanguy.


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