SDG Focus Points For The G20 Health and Development Partnership

The outcome of these conversations was helping countries understand that an investment in #healthcare is an investment in the broader economy. And that there is real tangible #ROI from doing so. Healthy countries = healthy economies.

.@G20Partnership’s Alan Donnelly talks about the $12 trillion dollars G20 countries have spent mitigating COVID-19 in the past year and the role that Saudi Arabia played in helping to host joint meetings between health and finance leaders in G20 countries.

Take a look at the IAEA chapter on 'How can we improve radiation safety in healthcare?' in the new publication by the @G20Partnership!

To read the full publication ➡️ https://t.co/ku62F3FrJ6

Virtual Connections – Middle East & Africa Edition is a few days away on 7 April! Hear Alan Donnelly, @G20Partnership, discuss #patientsafety in relation to the G20, the new International Patient Safety report, sponsored by @RLDatix & more. Register here: https://t.co/0fZqyOEFxi

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HRH Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Sultan Al SaudAmbassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Kingdom
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“It is important to highlight that the treatment of issues such as antimicrobial resistance and the financing of universal health coverage are issues present today in all international health forums and represent a danger to economic stability as a whole.” (G20 Argentina 2018)

The G20 Health & Development Partnership (G20 HDP) is an advocacy organisation that aims to ensure that G20 countries are coordinating their health innovation strategy to tackle the growing burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases globally to promote the delivery of SDG 3. The Partnership emerged as an informal coalition of like-minded organisations during the G20 Presidency in Germany in 2017 respecting the objectives of SDG 17. Following broad interest to build on the initiative leading up to the Argentinian G20 Presidency in 2018, Sovereign Sustainability and Development (SSD) was created in late 2017 to act as the secretariat of the Partnership. During a working session in the UK Houses of Parliament in December 2017, with the support of the founding organisations, the G20 HDP was formally launched. The Partnership comprises of 16 cross-sectoral partners including product development partnerships, non-for-profit and international organisations, public-private partnerships, pharmaceuticals, associations, research institutes and academia.

Following the Health20 event in the sidelines of the World Health Assembly in Geneva, the G20 HDP has jointly drafted several recommendations in a Report in which the Partnership urged the G20 Heads of Government, Health and Finance Ministers to incentivise innovation in health research and development (R&D) and delivery.

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