Half of the world’s population lacks access to essential health services, and the COVID-19 pandemic has brought these disparities in health into sharp focus. But these challenges are not new. They have been documented for decades and reflect longstanding access challenges and inequities we struggle to address. Hear from two healthcare industry leaders whose companies are working to deeply understand these challenges and inequities and using that understanding coupled with a set of guiding principles to develop innovative and more effective solutions.
On August 2, 2022, Adam Gluck (SVP and Head, U.S. and Specialty Care Corporate Affairs, Sanofi) and Jenelle Krishnamoorthy (Vice President, Head of Global Public Policy and International Affairs, Merck), in conversation with Lauren A. Smith, MD, MPH (Chief Health Equity and Strategy Officer, CDC Foundation), shared their insights on advancing equity and access and lessons learned which have value for any corporate leader seeking to drive more equitable outcomes.