Health remains a huge challenge within development and is a core part of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. The health sector is extremely broad, and attention needs to be paid to both its preventive aspects (good sanitation, hygiene and nutrition) as well as reactive aspects. This panel brings together leaders in health policy, practice and research with investors in order to look at the opportunity for collaboration when building healthcare systems. Who are the main stakeholders and how can they be best served? To what extent is there room for collaboration in the health sector, and how is this best achieved?