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Return on Innovation: Learn how global health R&D delivers for your state

ACCESS THE ONLINE TOOL On May 1, Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC) launched a new analysis and online tool examining the benefits of global health research and development (R&D) to each state. As Congressional policymakers work on the FY2019 budget amidst the backdrop of the Administration’s proposed cuts to global health and medical research, this…

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Global Financing Facility Advocacy Toolkit

DOWNLOAD THE TOOLKIT Download this informative toolkit that tells you how to support the GFF, its history, what the GFF does and how it works, and examples of progress in GFF countries. Although countries have made significant progress over the last 15 years, over 5 million women and children are still dying from preventable conditions…

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Financing Global Health Visualization

Interact with the Tool Provided by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) and the Global Burden of Disease Health Financing Collaborator Network and funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Financing Global Health (FGH) study provides a yearly analysis of past and future trends in global health spending and health financing.…

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Making the Most of the Health Workforce

DOWNLOAD THE POLICY BRIEF Achieving country commitments to universal health coverage requires maximizing the efficiency and effectiveness of the health workforce. The Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project supported country governments to optimize the quality and efficiency of the health labor market through policy development and implementation in health workforce production, regulation of the private sector,…

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Buy Quality Oxytocin, Keep It Cold – An Advocacy Messaging Framework For Maternal and Child Health Advocates

ACCESS THE ADVOCACY MESSAGING FRAMEWORK Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH)—or excessive bleeding after childbirth—is the leading cause of maternal mortality worldwide, and oxytocin is the first-line drug of choice for prevention and treatment. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends oxytocin for PPH prevention and treatment, and it was included as one of the 13 priority, lifesaving health…

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Protect U.S. Investments in Global Health Security

On March 6, GHC member Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) released a new video aimed at protecting America’s commitment to global health security. The United States has been a leader in global health security–and U.S. investments have protected national and international peace, security, and biodefense.  Now, however, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and…

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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 global health advocacy community…

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Infographic: The Significant Impact of Budget Cuts on Global Health

  DOWNLOAD THE INFOGRAPHIC VIEW PRESS RELEASE FROM FRIENDS OF THE GLOBAL FIGHT GHC member Friends of the Global Fight published a press release voicing deep concern about proposed cuts to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. According to Friends’ analysis of President Trump’s proposed FY19 budget released on February 12th, the “budget request, which proposes…

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A Check Up on U.S. Global Health Policy, After One Year of the Trump Administration

ACCESS THE KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION (KFF) BRIEF On January 29, 2018, Jennifer Kates, Josh Michaud, Ashley Kirzinger, and Cailey Muñana of the Kaiser Family Foundation issued a brief, where the authors took “stock of the U.S. global health response on the occasion of one year of the Trump Presidency and look ahead to the global health policy issues…

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Forging a Shared Future Through Health and Well-Being

DOWNLOAD THE REPORT This joint report from Devex and Johnson & Johnson shares the interrelationship between health and well being. Health should not merely be considered as an absence of illness or the basic delivery of health services but should be a catalyst that empowers people to thrive and prosper. An appraisal of this interrelationship…

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