Public Finance and Social Protection

Our healthcare system is failing people without COVID-19. It’s time to address the hidden third wave.

By prioritizing COVID-19, we have unintentionally left behind people living with cancer, rare diseases and other conditions. Image: REUTERS/Susana Vera

Lynsey Chediak

Lead, Precision Medicine, Shaping the Future of Health and Healthcare, World Economic Forum

Gareth Baynam

Founder, Project Y, Program Director, Undiagnosed Diseases Program Western Australia, and Head, Western Australia Register of Developmental Anomalies


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