This webinar explored key health financing opportunities and challenges and discussed the short- and medium-term implications of the COVID-19 response for health financing.  It comprised a technical overview presented by Iryna Postolovska (Economist World Bank), as well as a panel discussion facilitated by Ellen Van de Poel (Health Financing Lead, Global Financing Facility). Panelists included Mark Blecher (Chief Director, Health and Social Development, National Treasury, South Africa), Christoph Kurowski (Global Lead, Health Financing, World Bank), David Coady (Director Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF), Srinivas Gurazada (Public Financial Management expert, World Bank), and  Joe Kutzin (Coodinator for Health Financing Policy at the World Health Organization.