Maximizing human capital by aligning investments in health and education

Collège d'enseignement général of Sô-Ava, Benin. Credit: GPE/Chantal Rigaud

This GPE webinar will discuss a new report by USAID on how to maximize human capital by aligning investments in health and education.  Presenters will:

  • Provide key findings from the report,
  • Share how investments in human capital, and education and health specifically, promote human capital, economic sustainability, and a country’s long-term self-reliance,
  • Discuss the simple health interventions that can support equity and inclusion in education, both of which are vital to the development of human capital.

Moderator: Jane Davies, Senior Education Specialist – Gender Equality, GPE Secretariat

Presenters:

  • Ishrat Husain, Family Planning and Health Systems Strengthening Advisor USAID/Africa Bureau
  • Brad Strickland, Senior Education Advisor, USAID/Africa Bureau, USAID/Africa Bureau
  • Donald DAP Bundy, Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 

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