Global Health Council was unable to submit statements on all (or some) official agenda items. Global Health Council, in collaboration with Global Health Technologies Coalition, Georgia Global Health Alliance, Nuclear Threat Initiative, and Women in Global Health applaud efforts underway to improve WHO’s capacity to address the world’s most pressing health threats. The COVID-19 crisis…

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Global Health Council notes: COVID-19 demonstrates that Universal Health Coverage in every community must be the top priority. Increased investment in all seven Global Action Plan accelerators must focus on community health systems so that tests and vaccinations can succeed. Community resilience, sharing best practices, sustainable financing, easy accessible community health centers and health workers…

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Global Health Council presents the following recommendations about the recent analysis of the  Relevance and Effectiveness of the WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel: We recognize that more investment in the health workforce is needed. To deliver priority health and broader development goals, countries must invest in the health…

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Global Health Council notes the following: Digital health is an integral part of the health system. The strategic use of digital health technologies is an essential enabling factor towards ensuring that 1 billion more people benefit from universal health coverage, are better protected from health emergencies, and enjoy better health and well-being. We applaud WHO’s…

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Global Health Council was unable to submit statements on all (or some) official agenda items. Global Health Council, supported by the Global Health Technologies Coalition and the Infectious Diseases Society of America, commend WHO and Member States on accelerating efforts to meet global TB elimination goals. The world is not yet on track to end…

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Global Health Council was unable to submit statements on all (or some) official agenda items. Global Health Council, in collaboration with partners, note the following: We commend the World Health Organization and Member States on progress made toward global immunization targets. Despite these efforts, coverage of essential vaccines only increased from 84 to 86 percent…

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Global Health Council was unable to submit statements on all (or some) official agenda items. Global Health Council in collaboration with Living Goods, Women in Global Health, The Hunger Project, and Partners In Health note the following: We are pleased with the Board’s recognition of the report on universal health coverage (UHC) and its commitment…

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Global Health Council was unable to submit statements on all (or some) official agenda items. Global Health Council, in collaboration with The Hunger Project, VillageReach, and Partners in Health notes that: COVID-19 demonstrates that Universal Health Coverage in every community must be the top priority. Increased investment in all seven Global Action Plan accelerators must…

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Global Health Council congratulates President-elect Joe Biden, Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris, and each of the incoming members of the 117th Congress. In particular, we applaud the president-elect’s commitment to reengaging with World Health Organization and standing up a new COVID-19 advisory board of leading public health experts who will advise President-elect Biden, Vice President-elect Harris, and…

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Global Health Council welcomes the nearly $10 billion to support the global response to COVID-19, including significant funds for Gavi, the Global Fund, PEPFAR, health systems, and more, included in the revised COVID-19 emergency bill released by House leadership last night. These funds are critical to respond to the evolving pandemic and maintain essential health…

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