Activity

Forum on Public-Private Partnerships for Global Health and Safety


Type: Forum
Topics: Global Health, Health Services, Coverage, and Access, Select Populations and Health Equity
Board: Board on Global Health

Activity Description

The Forum on Public-Private Partnerships for Global Health and Safety launched in the fall of 2013 and is reflective of the growing role of the private sector in contributing to diverse global health initiatives. This forum seeks to foster a collaborative community of multisectoral health and safety leaders from multinational companies, as well as members from governments, foundations, humanitarian and professional organizations, academia, and civil society to leverage the strengths of varying sectors and multiple disciplines to yield benefits for global health and safety. Powerful partnerships among these stakeholders can foster dialogue, exchange knowledge, utilize innovation and technological and process efficiencies, and expand corporate social responsibility to synergistically advance humanitarian, international development, and corporate health interests. The forum’s emphasis on low- and middle-income countries can provide opportunities for corporations to contribute to occupational and environmental health, community public health, and health systems strengthening to improve the health and safety of employees and communities around the world, as well as research and development in these areas.

Click here to review the PPP Forum's Report of Operations to Date.

Links to perspectives papers can be found to the right. Perspectives, published by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), are individually authored by Roundtable and Forum members and outside experts in health and health care. The views expressed in these papers are those of the authors and not necessarily of the authors’ organizations, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), or the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the National Academies). Perspectives are intended to help inform and stimulate discussion. They are not reports of the NAM or the National Academies.


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