New Global Health Council Report Calls for Redefining Global Health Security

Contact:  Amber McCracken 703-599-0134 amber@glassrothcreativestrategies.com Washington, DC:  A new report by the Global Health Council (GHC), the leading membership organization supporting and connecting advocates, implementers, and stakeholders around global health priorities worldwide, warns of the risks of the traditional approaches to global health security that have dominated the policy landscape for decades. In its new…

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Symposium Blog Series: Dumiso Gatsha

  The Global Health Landscape Symposium is less than a month away! This year’s convening will focus on: Defining global health security; and Health equity in the context of global health security. We wanted to get a jump start on the conversation by talking to a few of the diverse organizations that will be joining us on…

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Power to the People: How to Democratize Global Health

  Here’s the stereotype of how global health programs are developed: Experts in wood-paneled rooms in Washington, DC or Geneva determine the priorities, the interventions and the money required. Then they tell countries what their problems are and how to fix them. Here’s the goal: Representatives from national governments and local and civil society organizations…

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Letter from Loyce: Time to Pass the Mic

For the past four years (officially; but, technically, many more before that), Global Health Council has hosted an annual convening of key stakeholders to wrestle with the most pressing issues facing our community. At this year’s Global Health Landscape Symposium, held on December 6, there was an increased sense of urgency as we pursue new…

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Letter from Loyce: Inspiring a New Generation of Dreamers and Doers

    For the past decade, funding budgets for global health have flatlined in the U.S. and around the world. At the same time, political and public enthusiasm for our work arguably has been waning as other issues compete for mindshare. All of this was true even before the 2016 U.S. elections, the outcomes of…

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