Report: Global Health Boosts North Carolina Economy by $3.7 Billion, Supports 26,000 Jobs

IntraHealth International is one of over 220 organizations in North Carolina that work to save lives and improve health in more than 185 countries. Photo by Georgina Goodwin for IntraHealth. June 06, 2017 The global health sector in North Carolina contributed $3.7 billion to the state’s gross domestic product in 2015, or about $370 per person, according to a report released today by the Triangle Global Health Consortium and RTI International. This makes global health comparable to other major sectors in the state, the authors says, such as arts/entertainment/recreation and farming. IntraHealth International is one of over 220 organizations in North Carolina that work to save lives and improve health in more than 185 countries.

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Report: Global Health Boosts North Carolina Economy by $3.7 Billion, Supports 26,000 Jobs