The Collective Voice (GHC’s Blog)

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In advancing global health advocacy, consistency and tangible messaging are at the core

This blog post was written by GHLS18 attendee Samya Stumo, who works as a (remote) research consultant for the Health Systems Research team at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health and is a recent MSc graduate from the University of Copenhagen School of Global Health. She is engaged in research and...Read More »

Using HER Voice in the Fight Against AIDS

This blog post was written by Sarah Hollis, Senior Communications Manager, Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Friends). On December 1, the global community will come together to mark the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day. Organizations like the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and...Read More »

Gender Transformative Leadership: A New Vision for Leadership in Global Health

This blog was originally published on Women in Global Health’s website. Authors include: Ann Keeling, Mehr Manzoor, Kelly Thompson, and Roopa Dhatt, Women in Global Health. Acknowledgments: Temi Ifafore-Calfee, Alanna Shaikh, and Caitlin Jackson. Since its launch in 2015 the Women in Global Health (WGH) movement has campaigned for gender parity[1] in...Read More »

Can the Astana Declaration Be a Turning Point to Finally Ensuring Primary Health Care for All?

This guest post was originally posted on the Frontline Health Workers Coalition website. The post was written by Vince Blaser, Director, Frontline Health Workers Coalition and Senior Advocacy and Policy Advisor, IntraHealth International. The Frontline Health Workers Coalition is an alliance of United States-based organizations working together to urge greater and...Read More »

Delivering Quality Care to Patients Who Need it Most: Exploring Health Strategies at the Global Conference on Primary Health Care

This blog post was written by Maia Olsen, Program Manager, NCD Synergies at Partners In Health (PIH). PIH’s mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. By establishing long-term relationships with sister organizations based in settings of poverty, Partners In Health strives to achieve two overarching goals:...Read More »

As Americans vote, what does it mean for global health?

This post was originally posted on PATH’s website and was written by Carolyn Reynolds, Vice President of Policy and Advocacy at PATH. PATH is a global team of innovators working to accelerate health equity so all people and communities can thrive. They are a 2018 Global Health Council member. As the midterms...Read More »

IMA World Health Builds on Successes Against Burkitt’s Lymphoma in Tanzania

This blog post was written by Emily Esworthy, Communications Officer at IMA World Health, as part of GHC’s Member Spotlight Series. IMA’s mission is to build healthier communities by collaborating with key partners to serve vulnerable people. IMA World Health is a 2018 Global Health Council member. Selemani Hamij is a quiet and...Read More »

Looking Toward the Future: Innovation for Global Health Impact

This blog post was written by Emily Kiser, Program Manager, Triangle Global Health Consortium. The Triangle Global Health Consortium is a non-profit member organization representing institutions and individuals from the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, the international health development NGO community, the faith community, and academia.  The Consortium’s mission is to establish North...Read More »

#UNGA73: Making the UN Relevant to all People

This post was written by Victoria Rodriguez, Advocacy Associate at Global Health Council. This year marked the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA). UNGA73 focused on making the UN relevant to all people through shared responsibilities for peaceful and equitable global leadership. In conjunction, the third high-level meeting (HLM)...Read More »

American Heart Association - A relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.

This blog post was written by John Meiners, Chief of Mission Aligned Businesses and Healthcare Solutions at the American Heart Association. From humble beginnings, the AHA has grown into the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. AHA is a 2018 Global Health Council member as part of...Read More »

Accelerating Efforts to Eliminate Cervical Cancer Around the World

This blog post was written by Chris Hansen, president of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). ACS CAN is the nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, and the nation’s leading advocacy organization helping to defeat cancer by educating the public, elected officials and candidates about cancer’s toll...Read More »

Washington, DC Advocacy Groups Commend National Governments for Committing to Reduce the Noncommunicable Disease Burden Worldwide

New York, NY (September 27, 2018) – Global Health Council (GHC) and the Noncommunicable Disease (NCD) Roundtable, welcomes today’s High-Level Meeting (HLM) on NCDs and commends governments for reaffirming their commitments to reducing the burdens of NCDs, including the long overdue commitment to address mental health, and the recognition that...Read More »

Ten Asks: Doing Things Differently in Gender Equality and Global Health

This guest post was written by Dr. Roopa Dhatt, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Women in Global Health and Kelly Thompson, Gender and Programming Director, Mehr Manzoor, Research Director, and Ann Keeling, Senior Fellow, Women in Global Health. The post was originally published on their website. Reflections for the 73rd United Nations General...Read More »

Investing in TB Research: World Leaders Urged to Commit to End TB

This blog post was written by the Communications Team at the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance). TB Alliance is dedicated to the discovery, development and delivery of better, faster-acting and affordable tuberculosis drugs that are available to those who need them. They are a 2018 Global Health Council...Read More »

Creating Shared Value in Global Health: Growing Markets, Making Progress

This blog post was written by Neeraja Bhavaraju, Director at  FSG. FSG is a mission-driven consulting firm for leaders in search of large-scale, lasting social change to help them unleash their full potential to re-imagine social change.’They are a 2018 Global Health Council Member. Every pharmaceutical and medical device company is trying...Read More »

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