Markets matter: Closing the oxygen access gap

October 1, 2020 by PATH

Oxygen is essential therapy for COVID-19 patients struggling to breathe, yet shortages in oxygen supply remain a challenge in low-and middle-income countries because of a web of interrelated issues. Why does oxygen supply disruption happen and how do we solve it?

This PATH Live Forum disentangles key challenges impeding access –from demand planning to financing to supply and distribution systems –as well as innovative solutions to solve them for COVID-19 and beyond.


Fatoumata Ba, Founder and Executive Chair, Janngo; Managing Partner, Janngo Capital

Gabriel Demombynes, Practice Leader for Human Development for Colombia and Venezuela, World Bank

Marion Gathoga-Mwangi, Managing Director, BOC Kenya, The Linde Group

Alex Rothkopf, Supply Chain Management and Data Science Advisor, PATH

Lisa Smith, Senior Market Dynamics Officer, PATH (moderator)

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