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Let’s Chat: How to Make UHC a Reality for Everyone, Everywhere

This blog post was written by the Center for Global Development (CGD) Global Health Policy Team as part of GHC’s Member Spotlight Series. The post is adapted from a World Health Day preview first posted on CGD’s Global Health Policy blog on April 5. You can check out the original...Read More »

Getting NCD Multisectoral Partnerships Right: Collaborating to Improve Health Workers Training and to Strengthen Supply Chains

This guest post was originally posted on the Rabin Martin website. It was written by Tina Flores, VP, External Engagement, Rabin Martin and Co-chair of the NCD Roundtable. Rabin Martin is a strategy consulting firm that helps clients be leaders in improving health and access to global health technologies and is a...Read More »

What Women Want: The World Wants to Know

This blog post was written by Stephanie Bowen, Director, Strategic Communication, White Ribbon Alliance, as part of Global Health Council’s Member Spotlight series. White Ribbon Alliance is activating a people-led movement for reproductive, maternal health and rights so that all girls and women realize their right to quality health and well-being. Launching...Read More »

Shortchanging Global Health Now Will Cost Us Later

This guest blog was originally posted on STAT News’s website. The blog was written by Ashley Arabasadi, Health Security Policy Adviser at Management Sciences for Health.  Management Sciences for Health (MSH) works shoulder-to-shoulder with countries and communities to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by...Read More »

Global Health Security Agenda Programs Protect Americans from Infectious Disease Threats

This guest blog was originally posted on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s website. The blog was written by Anne Schuchat, MD (RADM, USPHS), Former Acting Director, CDC. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services. The CDC...Read More »

New Hope for Children with TB

This blog was written by the communications team at TB Alliance as part of Global Health Council’s Member Spotlight Series. Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the discovery and development of better, faster-acting, and affordable tuberculosis drugs that are available to those who...Read More »

One in 50: When It Comes To Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Too Many Health Care Facilities Are Being Left Behind

This blog was written by Danielle Zielinski, Sanitation Policy Project Officer at WaterAid as part of Global Health Council’s Member Spotlight Series. WaterAid is an international not-for-profit determined to reach everyone, everywhere with clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene, within a generation. WaterAid is a 2018 Global Health Council member. When...Read More »

Pressing for Progress: An Interview With Dr. Roopa Dhatt on Women in Global Health

This post originally appeared on Global Health Corps blog AMPLIFY and was written by Lanice Williams, a 2016–2017 Global Health Corps fellow at Global Health Council. Follow Lanice on Twitter and join the International Women’s Day conversation using the hashtags #IWD2018 and #PressForProgress. Women marching for gender equality. (Source: UN Women National...Read More »

Reflections from the Global Health Community: Changing the Way We Operate

By Melissa Chacko, Policy Associate, Global Health Council As global health organizations in Washington, DC are preparing to hit quarter one goals, they are juggling advocacy around both the Fiscal Year 2018 and 2019 U.S. budgets as well as advocating for global health legislation and policy. This robust agenda requires the...Read More »

Get Involved with North Carolina's Vibrant Global Health Community

This post was written by Emily Kiser, Program Coordinator, Triangle Global Health Consortium as part of GHC’s Member Spotlight series. 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...Read More »

The WHO and the Public-Private Partnerships Debate

This post was written by Elizabeth Montgomery Collins, MD, MPH, DTM, Global Health Council individual member and delegate to the 142nd WHO Executive Board meeting. In January, Global Health Council (GHC) hosted a delegation to the 142nd Session of the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Executive Board (EB) Session. View complete WHO...Read More »

The GHC Landscape Symposium Partnerships Panel

Global Health Council will continue the conversations started at its 2017 Global Health Landscape Symposium (GHLS17) through a 2018 blog series focused on the four Symposium tracks: Integration, Investment, Partnerships, and Mobilization to Action. The post below is the first in our series. Follow the blog: www.globalhealth.org/ghls/blog-series. If you would like to submit a...Read More »

More Than Words - The Case for Cultural Sensitivity in Translation

This blog was written by Sandra Alboum, founder and CEO of Alboum Translation Services as part of Global Health Council’s Member Spotlight Series. Alboum Translation Services is a translation agency that serves nonprofits worldwide. Their clients include the World Health Organization, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, American Cancer Society, Johns Hopkins...Read More »

Four Ways Global Health Organizations Can Correct the Gender Imbalance in Their Own Leadership—and Beyond

This blog post was originally posted on the IntraHealth International website. The post is written by Constance Newman, senior team leader on gender equality and health at IntraHealth International; P.K. Chama of the Catholic Medical Mission Board in Lusaka, Zambia; M. Mugisha of QD Consult Ltd. in Kampala, Uganda; C.W. Matsiko of MATSLINE...Read More »

Youth Spoke Up to Step Up the Pace on NCDs

This blog was written by Victoria Watson, member of NCD Child’s Governing Council as part of Global Health Council’s Member Spotlight series. Victoria has been contributing to their youth engagement work since 2015. Outside of this work, she works as a policy coordinator at Cancer Care Ontario supporting screening program...Read More »

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