Global Health Security

More Than a Story: Takeaways From the Health Heroes Plus Social Good Summit

This guest post was originally posted on the Frontline Health Workers Coalition (FHWC) website. It was written by Temi Omilabu of IntraHealth International, and the Frontline Health Workers Coalition. The Frontline Health Workers Coalition is an alliance of United States-based organizations working together to urge greater and more strategic U.S. investment in frontline health workers in low-…

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Shortchanging Global Health Now Will Cost Us Later

This guest blog was originally posted on STAT News’s website. The blog was written by Ashley Arabasadi, Health Security Policy Adviser at Management Sciences for Health.  Management Sciences for Health (MSH) works shoulder-to-shoulder with countries and communities to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by building strong, resilient, sustainable health…

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Global Health Security Agenda Programs Protect Americans from Infectious Disease Threats

This guest blog was originally posted on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s website. The blog was written by Anne Schuchat, MD (RADM, USPHS), Former Acting Director, CDC. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services. The CDC works 24/7 to protect America from…

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Global Health Security: Investing Globally Matters Locally

This post was written by Anupama Varma, Communications Associate at Global Health Council. The panel of speakers at the event. “A disease outbreak anywhere is a risk everywhere.” – Dr. Tom Frieden, former Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In today’s world, when diseases can reach American borders in less than…

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Advocacy Update ~ August 7, 2017

This post was written by Danielle Heiberg, Senior Advocacy Manager, and Melissa Chacko, Policy Associate at Global Health Council. FY18 Appropriations: House Appropriations Committee Approves Bills In mid-July, the House Appropriations committee approved the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 State and Foreign Operations bill, which includes funding for USAID, State Department and other international activities. The House…

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