Leadership

5 Reasons to Attend the Fall 2017 Global Health Practitioner Conference

This guest post has been provided by GHC-member CORE Group. CORE Group helps governments and NGOs effectively reach the community level, integrate community strategies into the national health plan, and respond to new and emerging health issues that arise.  In 2017, CORE Group is celebrating 20 years of strengthening global community health through collaboration. Together…

Read More

Tips for Tedros from Civil Society

In July, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus began his tenure as the new Director General (DG) of the World Health Organization (WHO). Prior to taking office, Global Health Council (GHC) and partners hosted a World Health Assembly (WHA70) side-event, “Priorities for the Next WHO Director General” to discuss which items the new WHO DG should tackle,…

Read More

CDC Protects People from Disease Threats and Outbreaks in the U.S. and Around the World

This blog post was written by Carmen Villar, MPH, Deputy Director for Strategy, Policy and Communication, at the the Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [supsystic-gallery id=4 position=center] Opinion polls show that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the federal government’s most admired and trusted agencies. Since its founding in…

Read More

Promoting Women’s Leadership in Resource-Poor Settings

This guest post was written by Dr. Adnan A. Hyder of Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and originally appeared on the university website. Dr. Adnan A. Hyder was one of the keynote speakers at the 7th International Womens Leaders Summit presented by New World Concepts in Karachi, Pakistan. He is Professor and Associate Chair, Department…

Read More

WHA69: A New Delegate’s Perspective

This guest blog was written by Dr. Indira Paharia, Individual GHC Member As a first time delegate at the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva last week, I had an incredible opportunity to peer inside the inner workings of global health policy and even participate in the action.  When I first stepped into the Palais…

Read More

WHO Board addresses health R&D, sets March meeting to discuss CEWG resolution

This blog was written by Marissa Chmiola, and cross-posted from Global Health Technologies Coalition Over 1,000 attendees, a longer than ever agenda—with time management by a song for punishment and a chocolate Caramello Koala as a reward—the 138th World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board (EB), chaired with humor and efficiency by Precious Matsoso, Director-General of…

Read More

We Can’t Achieve Health Goals for Women Without Women Leaders

This blog was written by Dr. Christine Sow, GHC President and Executive Director, and cross-posted from Chemonics For months we have been talking about and planning for the “post-2015 era.” Now it is just around the corner, with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ready to be adopted in September. While discussion thus far has been oriented…

Read More

Data as a critical component of the new financing paradigm for sustainable development

By Dr. Christine Sow, President and Executive Director, Global Health Council Data, measurement and accountability have been front and center at the recent UN Financing for Development Conference (FfD). On Wednesday, July 15 I participated in a morning event – extremely well attended despite the early hour – “Harnessing the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development”…

Read More