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Global Fund's Peter Sands on Pandemic Lessons

December 2, 2021

Peter Sands says economists should pay more attention to global health.

Pandemics pose significant macroeconomic costs but only recently have garnered the attention they deserve. In this podcast, IMF economist Ruchir Agarwal, sits down with Peter Sands, head of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, to discuss the role of macroeconomics in public health preparedness.  Transcript

Read the article in Finance and Development.

Peter Sands is Executive Director of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria.

Ruchir Agarwal heads the IMF's Global Health and Pandemic Response Taskforce.