Global health financing suffers from a mismatch of available capital and needs on the ground, which is indicative of the challenges investors face in navigating the global health investment landscape and in understanding the social and economic impacts of their investments.

“...investors want more guidance on how to achieve maximum impact. We believe a new “health investors’ platform” could provide this kind of strategic knowledge about the greatest health challenges facing poor populations, the most promising candidates in the R&D pipeline, and the likely health and economic impacts of developing these into health tools that will reach the poor.
— Larry Summer. Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard University. 71st Secretary of the Treasury for President Clinton and the Director of the National Economic Council for President Obama.
The main addressable challenges for investors include a lack of coordination and collaboration among parties in the sector.
— Lessons from the Global Health Investment Landscaping Project (GHILP).