SDG #3: Ensure good health and promote well-being.
Covid-19 revealed the weaknesses and inequalities in the global healthcare system and it’s stalled progress on challenges like maternal health and child survival.
Assia Sidibe, from the United Nations, help Liz and Steve explore how impact investments can support programs and companies that improve the health and well-being of those most in need. Annie Theriault and Keren Leshem share their story of venture capitalism in healthcare, and the need for further investment in women and adolescent’s care.
In this episode you’ll hear about:
- Good health targets in SDG #3 that range from reducing maternal mortality rates, work against AIDS, and achieving universal healthcare coverage.
- Pandemic has revealed the inequalities of access to quality healthcare and stalled progress towards the goal
- Only 1% of venture capital funding goes towards women’s health and children’s health has largely been ignored, too
- The critical role venture capital can play in achieving more equitable access to innovative healthcare for women and children
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