Pledge Guarantee for Health: An Innovative Financing Partnership for 21st Century DevelopmentThe United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Swedish International Agency for Development Cooperation (SIDA) recently committed a $50 million guarantee to Pledge Guarantee for Health (PGH) and, with the help of risk sharing by commercial banks, the new guarantee will enable PGH to secure a 5-year, $100 million credit line to scale up its operations of facilitating bridge financing for developing country governments and civil society partners and help speed up delivery of essential health commodities.


Addressing Winnable Battles in Health Through
Blended Financing Solutions and Accurate Data

The dialogue will bring together stakeholders from investment firms, wealth management offices and governments to explore a partnership for improving health in Africa.


Michel Sidibé
Executive Director UNAIDS and
Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations

Dr. John Nkengasong
Director of the Africa CDC

The Honorable Chitalu Chilufya
Minister of Health, Zambia

The Honorable Silvia Lutucuta
Minister of Health, Angola

The Honorable Bernard Haufiku
Minister of Health, Namibia

Mr. Gerhard Pries
CEO and Managing Partner
Sarona Asset Management

Clifford Samuel
Senior Vice President, Access Operations and Emerging Markets
Gilead Sciences

Brian Annechin
Director of Government & Public Sector, iVEDiX