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Protect U.S. Investments in Global Health Security

On March 6, GHC member Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) released a new video aimed at protecting America’s commitment to global health security. The United States has been a leader in global health security–and U.S. investments have protected national and international peace, security, and biodefense.  Now, however, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and…

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Infographic: The Significant Impact of Budget Cuts on Global Health

  DOWNLOAD THE INFOGRAPHIC VIEW PRESS RELEASE FROM FRIENDS OF THE GLOBAL FIGHT GHC member Friends of the Global Fight published a press release voicing deep concern about proposed cuts to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. According to Friends’ analysis of President Trump’s proposed FY19 budget released on February 12th, the “budget request, which proposes…

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A Shared Voice for Global Health

Jono Quick, Chair of the GHC Board of Directors was featured in the November edition of International Innovation.  In the interview, Quick discusses GHC’s launch, it’s goals, and the challenges facing the organization moving forward.  Click here to read the full article. International Innovation is a leading global dissemination publication that provides unique access to…

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Girls and Migration: Best Practice for a Growing Trend

This article was originally published in the Guardian  It’s increasingly a fact of life that adolescent girls in developing countries are migrating to cities in large numbers. With the right support it can be a positive experience. Adolescent girls in developing countries are migrating to cities in large numbers. Effective policies and programmes to build…

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Women’s Rights and World Population: A Conversation with Suzanne Ehlers

This article originally appeared on Forbes.com Figuring out that to effectively curb our exploding population growth we must invest in women’s health & rights is nothing new. But for some reason, we still have not ensured that we actually make those investments. In fact, just last week the United Nations announced in its “World Population…

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Supreme Court Stands with NGOs in Landmark Free Speech Ruling

This post originally appeared in the Huffington Post’s Impact Blog Today, NGOs scored a major legal victory when the Supreme Court ruled 6-2 that a USAID policy requirement infringed upon Americans’ right to free speech. The case, USAID v AOSI, challenges a 2003 law that requires all groups receiving U.S government funds for international HIV…

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Save the Children CEO: ‘Wanting to do good is not enough’

This post was originally published on CNN.com With a budget of $1.6 billion a year, a global staff of 14,000 and operations in 120 countries, Jasmine Whitbread could be in charge of a multinational corporation. In fact, she is head of the charity, Save the Children International. As the first global chief executive of the…

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After a Decade, Global AIDS Program at a Crossroads

This post was originally published in the the Daily Herald  The decade-old law that transformed the battle against HIV and AIDS in developing countries is at a crossroads. The dream of future generations freed from epidemic is running up against an era of economic recovery and harsh budget cuts. The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS…

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