Can We Improve Global Health while Preserving Wealth? Watch High-Level UHC Discussion Jan. 14

Can We Improve Global Health while Preserving Wealth? Watch High-Level UHC Discussion Jan. 14

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MSH President & CEO Dr. Quick on 9:30 AM panel; Watch webcast below

Hosted by the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), the one-day conference, "Universal Health Coverage in Emerging Economies," will feature Jim Yong Kim of the World Bank and other high-level panelists examining how universal health coverage (UHC) could improve health in low- and middle-income countries while preserving economic gains.

MSH President and CEO Dr. Jonathan D. Quick will join Ariel Pablos-Méndez of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Gina Lagomarsino of Results for Development, and Tim Evans of World Bank, for a 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. roundtable, moderated by Nellie Bristol of CSIS. Kim will give the opening keynote; Nils Daulaire of the US Department of Health and Human Services will address attendees during lunch.

The conference also includes high-level representatives from the World Health Organization (WHO), Public Health Foundation of India, Council on Foreign Relations, Columbia University, Johnson & Johnson, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), General Electric, IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, and Georgetown University.

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Watch live webcast January 14

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Watch the webcast here on January 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or at: Join the conversation on Twitter with hashtag " href="">.

Editor's note, January 14, 2014, 9:15 am: announced this morning that, due to technical difficulties, a live webcast will not be available. Follow the conference in realtime on Twitter with hashtag " href="">. A video will be posted on their website later today.

Update, January 14, 1:00 says the live webcast is now available. Look for the recording later today.