Advocacy Updates ~ October 25, 2021

Administration News USAID releases implementation plan for global COVID-19 response The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) released its implementation plan detailing the agency’s role in advancing the goals of the U.S. COVID-19 Global Response and Recovery Framework. USAID’s plan: 1) outlines the problems the agency will address as it implements the broader U.S. framework,…

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Advocacy Updates ~ October 12, 2021

Administration News President’s Malaria Initiative launches new strategy On October 6, the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) launched its strategy for 2021-2026 “End Malaria Faster.” The strategy will contribute to the global goals of saving more than four million lives and preventing over one billion cases of malaria by 2025 by focusing on five areas:…

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Advocacy Updates ~ September 27, 2021

Administration News White House releases American Pandemic Preparedness Plan On September 3, President Joe Biden released the American Pandemic Preparedness Plan. The plan focuses on strengthening global health security and pandemic preparedness, and lays out the administration’s thinking regarding a multilateral financing mechanism around these issues. The administration commits to lean forward and catalyze the…

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Advocacy Updates: Tuesday, August 31, 2021

A note about the situation in Afghanistan: GHC is coordinating with our members and with InterAction to gather information and resources as swiftly as we can to help those in need of assistance. Please email advocacy@globalhealth.org if you would like more information. Administration News U.S. intelligence community releases inconclusive report on coronavirus origins The U.S.…

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Advocacy Updates ~ August 10, 2021

Administration News U.S. has donated and shipped more than 100 million COVID-19 vaccines On August 3, President Biden announced that the U.S. has now donated and shipped upwards of 110 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to more than 60 countries in its efforts to end the COVID-19 pandemic. At the end of August, the U.S. will…

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Advocacy Updates ~ July 26, 2021

Congressional News House passes Securing America from Epidemics Act On July 22, the House passed H.R. 2118, the Securing America from Epidemics (SAFE) Act, under suspension of the rules. This legislation authorizes U.S. participation in the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation (CEPI), which is dedicated to vaccinations against future pandemics and is one of the…

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Advocacy Updates ~ July 13, 2021

Administration News Biden administration releases global COVID-19 response and recovery framework  On July 1, the White House released its U.S. COVID-19 Global Response and Recovery Framework, which outlines five objectives to achieve its overarching goals of ending the pandemic and strengthening global recovery and readiness for future pandemic threats. These objectives include: 1) accelerating equitable…

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Advocacy Updates ~ June 28, 2021

Administration News Leaders commit to equitable COVID-19 tools access, WHO reform and announce manufacturing and supply chain task force at U.S.-E.U. Summit U.S. and European leaders met on June 15 to renew their Transatlantic partnership, set an agenda for the post-pandemic era, and commit to regular dialogues to review progress. Their statement included many global…

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Advocacy Updates ~ June 15, 2021

Administration News President Biden nominates new ambassadorships with more announcements expected soon ? President Biden has nominated Paloma Adams-Allen, former president and executive director of the Inter-American Foundation, for Deputy Administrator for Management and Resources, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). He also nominated Isobel Coleman for Deputy Administrator for Policy and Programming at…

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Advocacy Updates ~ May 28, 2021

Administration News Biden Administration releases FY22 budget request Today, the Biden Administration released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget proposal, which contains approximately $63.7 billion for the international affairs budget. Global Health Council has been working with lawmakers in anticipation of today’s release and, as expected, President Biden’s budget includes $10 billion for global health…

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