Member Spotlight: Medicines Development for Global Health

By Ben Wills, Executive Director, Medicines Development for Global Health Medicines Development for Global Health (MDGH) is an independent biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of affordable medicines for the people who need them most. MDGH is a not-for-profit company that uses all funds in excess of running costs to develop medicines that address important…

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Member Spotlight: NCD Alliance

COVID-19 and NCDs: Looking back, looking forward, acting now By Katie Dain, CEO,  NCD Alliance Two decades ago, the World Health Assembly recognised that the “long-term needs of people living with NCDs are rarely dealt with”. And indeed, in spite of many political commitments made since then, we are now paying the price for years…

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Member Spotlight: Frontline Health Workers Coalition

Advocating For and With Frontline Health Workers By Carol Bales, Advocacy and Policy Communications Manager, IntraHealth International “During the pandemic, health workers in my facility have faced a lack of personal protective equipment (PPE)—like masks, sanitizer, and gloves—and disinfectants,” says Margaret Odera, a community health worker and mentor mother in Kenya.  Margaret is an HIV-positive…

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Member Spotlight: Speak Up Africa

Why COVID-19 in Africa matters to the rest of the world By Yacine Djibo, Founder and Executive Director of Speak Up Africa The first COVID-19 vaccines landed on the African continent in February. Since then, almost all countries in Africa have signed up to the COVAX program and over 16 million doses have been delivered. …

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Member Spotlight: Friends of the Global Fight

In the Shadow of COVID-19, the Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria Continues By Berk Ehrmantraut, Senior Digital Communications Manager, Friends of the Global Fight Over the past year, COVID-19 has transformed the world. From our work routines and travel to our ability to see friends and family, no aspect of our lives has gone…

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Member Spotlight: VillageReach

Destined to Collaborate By Melissa West, Director, Advocacy & Communications, VillageReach I was finally able to trace our organization’s DNA when Mrs. Graça Machel came to Seattle to reconnect with her VillageReach “family.” Ma Machel was a VillageReach founding advisor and the inspiration to deliver lasting changes to health care for the under-reached. A force…

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Member Spotlight: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Celebrating the partnerships and policymakers driving global health innovation By Marissa Chmiola, Senior Communications Lead, GHTC COVID-19 has upended our world like no disease in living memory—and underscored with devastating clarity how important smart policymaking, strong partnerships, and access to technologies are to confronting global health challenges. It’s a message that’s been central to GHTC’s…

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Member Spotlight: Global Health Strategies

Making the case for UHC amid a pandemic By David Gold, CEO, Global Health Strategies In the early days of AIDS, at every ACT UP action I participated in, we would chant “HEALTHCARE IS A RIGHT, ACT UP, FIGHT BACK, FIGHT AIDS.” Fast forward to this year. In the early days of COVID-19, our company…

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Member Spotlight: Global Water 2020

Unveiling the Invisible Who Serve the Frontline of Healthcare By Hayley Schram They are responsible for protecting my safety and yours, by ensuring a safe and clean environment for all of us — patients, visitors, and staff alike — at healthcare facilities worldwide. Yet they are poorly paid; often lack sufficient training, supplies, and personal protective…

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Member Spotlight: National Comprehensive Cancer Network

The Importance of Global Collaboration in Cancer Research By Katy Winckworth-Prejsnar, Global Policy and Strategic Alliance Manager, NCCN September 24th marks World Cancer Research Day, a global campaign to raise public awareness around the importance of cancer research. Over the last several decades, global investments in cancer research have led to significant scientific discoveries and…

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