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A Grand Convergence in Health Through Universal Health Coverage

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Library Rotunda

This program features a discussion and launch of The Lancet Commission on Investing in Health's report "Global Health 2035: A World Converging within a Generation."

Welcome and Introduction:

Linda P. Fried, Dean and DeLamar Professor, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University in the City of New York

Presentation of report findings by:

Commissioners Dr. Dean Jamison, Dr. Gavin Yamey, and Dr. Margaret E. Kruk

Response by:

Dr. Tim Evans, Director of Health, Nutrition, and Population, The World Bank


There will be panels of global health policy and academic experts from a number of agencies including the WHO, UNICEF, UNAIDS, and the U.S. Department for Health and Human Services, participating in this discussion.

Moderated by:

Dr. Richard E. Besser, Chief Health and Medical Editor, ABC News

The discussion will be followed by a question and answer session with the audience.