|Title||Achieving a "Grand Convergence" in global health by 2035.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2017|
|Volume||35 Suppl 1|
|Date Published||2017 Jan 20|
Historical evidence demonstrates the validity of the concept "Grand Convergence". The Lancet commission identified the major challenges facing low and lower middle income countries including the unfinished agenda, non-communicable diseases and injuries and an approach to funding and achieving these objectives along with progress towards universal health care. The role of vaccines is summarized as a major approach to accomplish a Grand Convergence in a generation.