Posts Tagged ‘GHC News Flash’

GHC News Flash: Global Health Roundup – 04/09/2018

NCD Child Encourages Young Minds to Participate in Global Art Contest On April 3, ahead of World Health Day (April 7), NCD Child launched a global art and video contest for adolescents to visually highlight the importance of non-communicable disease (NCD) prevention and control for young people and their communities. Based on the theme, Health For Youth =…

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GHC NEWS FLASH: GLOBAL HEALTH ROUNDUP 7/10/2017

Join GHC at the Global Health Security Roundtable and Faith and Global Health Caucus GHC is relaunching its Global Health Security Roundtable, which will be meeting today, July 10, at 3 pm EDT in Washington, DC. Read more about the Roundtable and learn how to join the listserv. A small group of members is relaunching the Faith and Global Health Caucus.…

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GHC NEWS FLASH: GLOBAL HEALTH ROUNDUP 6/19/2017

GHC Participates in Delegation to CDC Last week, Global Health Council (GHC) co-led a small delegation of 15 members and partners to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. Over the course of two days, delegates met with CDC leadership, participated in discussions with division directors, and toured the laboratories to learn more…

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GHC NEWS FLASH: GLOBAL HEALTH ROUNDUP 3/20/2017

Global Financing Facility Webinar Series Starts March 21 GHC and the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (PMNCH) will host the first webinar in a three-part series on March 21 at 10:00 AM EDT to discuss feedback received on the draft Global Financing Facility (GFF) Civil Society Engagement Strategy. The strategy, developed by PMNCH in…

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GHC NEWS FLASH: GLOBAL HEALTH ROUNDUP 3/6/2017

TFGH17 Draws A Packed House Last Wednesday, more than 400 global health professionals came together at The Hamilton Live in Washington, DC, for an evening abound with excitement, informative exchanges, new connections, and a rich profusion of thought-provoking discussions. Co-hosted by GHC and Global Health Fellows Program II (GHFP-II), the fourth annual The Future of Global Health (TFGH17) unconference…

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Global Health Roundup 2/20/2017

. Global Health Community Demonstrates Why #GlobalHealthWorks On February 15, GHC and the global health community were on Capitol Hill to launch the latest version of the Global Health Briefing Book, Global Health Works: Maximizing U.S. Investments for Healthier and Stronger Communities, a set of community-led recommendations for policymakers regarding global health priorities. Earlier in the day, GHC members and partners…

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GHC NEWS FLASH: GLOBAL HEALTH ROUNDUP 2/6/2017

Highlights from the 140th WHO Executive Board Session GHC hosted a delegation of its members representing multiple sectors and priorities to the recent WHO Executive Board (EB) session (January 23 – February 1). GHC delegates tracked the discussion of key agenda items ranging from global health security and polio to R&D and non-communicable diseases, and some…

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GHC News Flash: Global Health Roundup 1/9/2017

. Major Ebola Vaccine Clinical Trial Concludes The global health community wrapped up an eventful year with the conclusion of a major clinical trial which evaluated the effectiveness of a new Ebola vaccine on 6,000 subjects in Guinea. The one-year trial was led by the WHO, Guinea’s Ministry of Health, Médecins Sans Frontières, and other international…

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GHC NEWS FLASH: GLOBAL HEALTH ROUNDUP 12/19/16

United Nations Swears in New Secretary General António Guterres took oath of office as the ninth Secretary General to the United Nations on December 12. The former Portuguese politician and UN High Commissioner for Refugees (2005-2015) pledged to reposition development at the center of the organization’s work and ensure that the UN can change to effectively…

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GHC NEWS FLASH: GLOBAL HEALTH ROUNDUP 12/05/16

World AIDS Day 2016 Each year on December 1,  World AIDS Day is commemorated to honor the millions of people who have lost their lives to the AIDS pandemic, and to acknowledge and invigorate our global commitment to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Through the collective efforts of civil society, multilateral organizations, governments, and donors worldwide, we continue…

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