I wouldn’t think it would be necessary to explain to people why we want to pursue value for money in global health, but a couple of conversations recently have made me realise that we do.

Here is a nice video by my CGD colleagues about our new report on value for money at the Global Fund.

Published by Owen Barder

Owen is Senior Fellow and Director for Europe at the Center for Global Development and a Visiting Professor in Practice at the London School of Economics. Owen was a civil servant for a quarter of a century, working in Number 10, the Treasury and the Department for International Development. Owen hosts the Development Drums podcast, and is the author Running for Fitness, the book and website. Owen is on Twitter and

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  1. It’s a nice, clear and informative video. But does it need that music? It’s not only distracting from what’s being said but it also felt like the kind of music often heard in charity TV adverts, there to pull on heart strings rather than to encourage clear headed, deliberated decisions. 

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