The LGBTQI+ COVID-19 Experience

By Eliana Monteforte, Director of Special Projects, Global Health Council Left out of much of the initial research and conversations surrounding pandemic response, the LGBTQI+ community banded together to address the social, economic, and health gaps left by their governments. While these civil society-led efforts were able to address many challenges that emerged from the…

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Economic and Programming Implications for the COVID-19 Vaccine Roll Out in Africa

OPENING REMARKS John N. Nkengasong, Director, Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) Javier Guzman, Director, Global Health Policy and  Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development (CGD) John Ataguba, Director, Health Economics Unit at University of Cape Town and Deputy Director, African Health Economics and Policy Association (AfHEA) KEYNOTE ADDRESS Donald Kaberuka, African Union (AU) Special…

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Distributing and Allocating Scarce COVID-19 Vaccines Within Low-And-Middle Income Countries: How Modelling Can Help

Organized by Center for Global Development Distributing and Allocating Scarce COVID-19 Vaccines Within Low-And-Middle Income Countries: How Modelling Can Help November 5, 2021 RSVP Since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations have been using epidemiological and operational modeling to predict the spread of the novel coronavirus as well as estimate the impact…

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What Next? Looking Beyond the Covid-19 Summit

Organized by CSIS What Next? Looking Beyond the Covid-19 Summit October 12, 2021 RSVP Please join the CSIS Commission on Strengthening America’s Health Security on Tuesday, October 12, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. EDT, for an important virtual event featuring Peter Sands, Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, to discuss how to…

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COVID-19 Stocktake and the Hurdles to Vaccine Access Across Africa

Organized by Center for Global Development COVID-19 Stocktake and the Hurdles to Vaccine Access Across Africa October 5, 2021 RSVP FEATURING Gordon Brown, Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance of Ghana John Nkengasong, Director of Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Vera…

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Allocating Scarce COVID-19 Vaccines Based on Epidemiological and Operational Considerations

Organized by Center for Global Development Allocating Scarce COVID-19 Vaccines Based on Epidemiological and Operational Considerations November 5, 2021 RSVP Presenters Nimalan Arinaminpathy, Imperial College London Sarang Deo, Indian School of Business Sripad Devalkar, Indian School of Business Moderator Hiral Anil Shah, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Global Development Chair Javier Guzman, Director, Global Health Policy…

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Galvanizing Global Coordination for the COVID-19 Response

Dear Global Health Advocates, I am Elisha Dunn-Georgiou, President and CEO of Global Health Council. My first week and a half at GHC has been busy! I couldn’t be prouder to represent GHC and our network of advocates at today’s virtual Global COVID-19 Summit: Ending the Pandemic and Building Back Better, hosted by President Biden.…

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A Conversation with Amb. Roman Macaya Hayes on Costa Rica’s Experience Delivering Primary Care during Covid-19

Organized by CSIS A Conversation with Amb. Roman Macaya Hayes on Costa Rica’s Experience Delivering Primary Care during Covid-19 September 24, 2021 RSVP The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the provision of essential health services worldwide, including routine immunizations. Strong, community-focused primary health care programs have proven instrumental in maintaining services for non-communicable diseases, delivering maternal…

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High-Level Side event – “Covid-19 Response and Vaccine Nationalism – putting human rights front and centre”

Organized by Amnesty International High-Level Side event – “Covid-19 Response and Vaccine Nationalism – putting human rights front and centre” September 14, 2021 RSVP Please register below to receive an link to the event. If you have any questions, email Hanna Hwang. Are you hosting an event soon? Share your event with us by emailing events@globalhealth.org. And, stay…

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Accelerating COVID-19 vaccinations in Africa

Organized by the Brookings Institution Accelerating COVID-19 vaccinations in Africa September 15, 2021 RSVP The rapid spread of the delta variant of COVID-19 has made the successful rollout and uptake of vaccinations against the disease around the world more urgent than ever. Through regional cooperation and tough national actions, among other factors, the African continent…

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