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The Global Financing Facility—towards a new way of financing for development

There are many uncertainties in global health. Major policy changes risk affecting women's reproductive health, internal displacement and refugee crises are raging in many parts of the world, and weak public health systems are not readily responsive to emerging health threats. Many countries face fragility, conflict, and economic upheavals. But there is also inspiration and hope in the amazing resilience of communities, as seen in post-Ebola west African countries, and in the power of voice and collective action among informed citizens who are advocating for sexual and reproductive health and rights for all women. Read the full Lancet article

Mariam Claeson

Mariam Claeson, M.D., M.P.H. has been the Director of the GFF since October 2016. She is a recognized expert on global health issues, with deep experience in addressing the particular challenges faced by women, newborns and children.