Posts by Rachel Fowler
Global health funding is no longer the sole purview of local governments and international donors. Despite large contributions (nearly $8 trillion in 2013) from traditional donors, there is still a critical funding gap of $2.5 trillion annually – in developing countries alone – to achieve the U.N.'s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. Fortunately, public and private actors are teaming up to close that gap. Rachel Fowler of USAID discusses some intriguing examples, including a first-of-its-kind development impact bond aiming to reduce maternal and newborn deaths in Rajasthan, India.