On July 13-16, GHC attended the FfD3 Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Many exciting events took place during this conference, including the launch of the Global Financing Facility (GFF).
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Innovations in Health Financing and Data as a Critical Component of the New Financing Paradigm.
In response to increasing interest in our community about the U.S. government’s Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) and global health security overall, the GHC Global Health Security Roundtable will hold its first meeting in September. This roundtable will meet regularly to coordinate information and ensure that GHC members optimize opportunities to be part of the dialogue around GHSA/GHS. The roundtable is open to GHC members and invited organizations. To be added to the roundtable, email us.
Outstanding Global Health Organization Winner
Congratulations to GHC member, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington, on winning the award for Outstanding Global Health Organization from the Washington Global Health Alliance for their meticulous and freely available measurements on global health issues.
WHO’s Global TB Programme
The World Health Organization’s Global TB Programme is seeking NGO and CSO participants for an online consultation to identify the critical challenges that need to be addressed at a workshop in Addis Ababa in November 2015. The survey is available in English, French, and Spanish. Note: Your organization does NOT need to specialize in TB or health to participate.
Survey: Public Views on Global Infectious Diseases
A new survey from the World Bank, Preparing for the Next Outbreak: Public Views on Global Infectious Diseases (June 2015), gives insight on how the public views global health priorities and preparedness. Among the notable results of the poll is that almost 80% of respondents “believe that investing in doctors, nurses, and clinics in poor and developing countries will help prevent epidemics from breaking out in their own countries.”
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