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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In Advancing Global Health Advocacy, Consistency and Tangible Messaging Are at the Core

The Global Health Landscape Symposium: Revitalizing the Global Health Advocacy Agenda (#GHLS18) was a moment as well as a meeting: to gather leaders in global health policy, programming, education, implementation, and beyond. On November 30, nearly 200 attendees from 110 organizations came together in Washington, DC to engage with the state of global health from…

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LifeSpring Hospitals

This blog was provided by LifeSpring Pvt. Ltd. This program recieved a plaque of commendation in the Core Business Competencies category of the 2015 GHC-GBCHealth Business Action on Health Awards.  Since 2005 LifeSpring has taken on the challenge to provide high quality maternal and child health care at affordable rates for India’s low-income population through its expanding…

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MomConnect by Johnson & Johnson

This blog was provided by Johnson & Johnson. This program recieved a plaque of commendation in the Innovation/Technology to Improve Health category of the 2015 GHC-GBCHealth Business Action on Health Awards.  Launched in 2014, MomConnect is a South African National Department of Health initiative that uses mobile technology to educate and empower new and expecting mothers, monitor…

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Ecobank Group / Ecobank Foundation & The Global Fund Partnership

This blog was provided by EcoBank Group. This program recieved a plaque of commendation in the Core Business Competencies category of the 2015 GHC-GBCHealth Business Action on Health Awards.  Since 2012, Ecobank has partnered with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, to deliver a programme that alleviates grant bottlenecks by strengthening the…

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Improving Childhood Nutrition in Rural Vietnam

This blog was provided by Abbott. A Partnership Between Abbott, the Abbott Fund, AmeriCares and the Giao Diem Humanitarian Foundation For many children in rural and economically depressed Vietnamese communities, malnutrition and poor health are often the predominant challenge to their success in early childhood education. In 2004, the Giao Diem Humanitarian Foundation conducted a…

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HITSystem: A Pound of Prevention

This blog was provided by Global Health Innovations. The notion of an ounce of prevention being worth a pound of cure is nothing new, but it’s a concept that takes on particular significance in the battle against HIV – where an ounce of prevention is priceless because, for the time being, there is no cure. It…

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