Meet the AIM Grant Winners

At our recent summit, Civil Society Organization (CSO) Summit: Elevating Civil Society and Community Voices in Global Health, GHC facilitated workshops focused on turning advocacy into action. By participating in the workshop, organizations became eligible to submit a proposal for Global Health Council’s (GHC’s) first-ever Advocacy in Motion (AIM) Grants. These grants are intended to…

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Highlights from the CSO Summit: Elevating Civil Society and Community Voices in Global Health

By Eliana Monteforte, GHC Director for Special Projects, and Alexa Wilder, GHC Intern On Wednesday, March 30, 2022, Global Health Council (GHC), in partnership with the Civil Society Engagement Mechanism (CSEM) of UHC2030, launched a two-day Civil Society Organization (CSO) Summit: Elevating Civil Society and Community Voices in Global Health. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, CSOs…

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GHC Statement on President Biden’s Supplemental Funding Request

GHC urges Congress to pass emergency supplemental funding for COVID-19 and other global crises   WASHINGTON, DC (April 29, 2022) – Yesterday, President Biden requested $33 billion in emergency supplemental funding for aid to Ukraine, and urged Congress to expedite critical funding needed to address compounding global crises — the COVID-19 pandemic, food security, and multiple…

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Four Pillars Part 1: Global Health Security

Dear GHC Community, Last month, I laid out Global Health Council’s (GHC) four priorities for the next year. In the coming weeks, I will be taking a deeper look at each individual pillar beginning with global health security. At our most recent Global Health Landscape Symposium, GHC called for a new definition for global health…

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Member Spotlight: What to Expect Project

By Annie G. Toro, JD, MPH, President and Executive Director of the What to Expect Project No matter where in the world they live, every expectant mom wants what’s best for their baby: a healthy beginning to a healthy, bright future. Established in 1997 by its founder, Heidi Murkoff – author of What to Expect…

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Member Spotlight: FHI Solutions

By Nadra Franklin, Managing Director of FHI Solutions  Today, a child dies of malnutrition every 11 seconds. Technology and solutions to end malnutrition exist, yet, unlike tech industries in Silicon Valley, we are not investing enough in accelerating solutions to one of the world’s most fundamental challenges.  FHI Solutions is a member of the FHI…

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GHC Priorities for 2022

Dear GHC Community, A lot can happen in six months, which is how long I have been at the helm of Global Health Council. As you might imagine, joining a global health organization in the midst of a worldwide pandemic is the definition of “hitting the ground running.” For example, in my first week, I…

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GHC Statement on Disappointing FY22 Omnibus Bill

WASHINGTON, DC (March 10, 2022) — Yesterday, the United States House of Representatives passed an omnibus funding bill for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22), which includes only minor increases for global health and falls far short of meeting pressing needs. Critical COVID-19 supplemental relief funds, which were set to pass with the annual spending package, were…

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GHC Statement on CEPI Replenishment

GHC welcomes U.S. commitment to CEPI at Global Pandemic Preparedness Summit, urges policymakers more is needed Washington, DC (March 9, 2022) – Global Health Council welcomes the announcement from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) of a new commitment to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) of $150 million over the next three…

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In Focus – Boldly Growing: A New Era of Digital Health

By Darlene Irby, Executive Director of Digital Health, Pathfinder International In an era of digital innovations, these trends will be changing how we think of global health – and how we ensure its viability for the future A central dispatcher in rural Tanzania ensures pregnant women are ‘mobile mamas’ when they go into labor, getting…

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