Washington, D.C. (May 28, 2021) – The Biden Administration released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget proposal today, which contains approximately $63.7 billion for the international affairs budget. Global Health Council has been working with lawmakers in anticipation of today’s release and, as expected, President Biden’s budget includes $10 billion for global health programs.  …

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Washington, D.C. (April 9, 2021) – The Biden Administration released a preview of its Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget proposal – the traditional first step in the budget process that will enable lawmakers to begin drafting their annual appropriations bills. The discretionary budget blueprint released today contains $63.5 billion for the international affairs budget. Global…

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The following statement—from Global Health Council, supported by The Hunger Project was submitted to the 148th session of the WHO Executive Board on Agenda Item 19.2: WHO reform: involvement of non-State actors in WHO’s governing bodies. We urge the WHO to not re-invent the wheel and to build on the decades of work by the…

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The following statement—from Global Health Council, supported by The Hunger Project was submitted to the 148th session of the WHO Executive Board on Agenda Item 16: Social determinants of health. We urge WHO to take a strong, collaborative approach to address the social determinants of health.  Local government and school systems, traditional and religious leaders,…

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The following statement—from Global Health Council, supported by the Global Health Technologies Coalition and the Infectious Diseases Society of America was submitted to the 148th session of the WHO Executive Board on Agenda Item 12: Immunization Agenda 2030. The Global Health Council, Global Health Technologies Coalition, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America commend the…

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The following statement—from Global Health Council, supported by the Global Health Technologies Coalition and the Infectious Diseases Society of America was submitted to the 148th session of the WHO Executive Board on Agenda Item 9: Antimicrobial resistance. The Global Health Council, Global Health Technologies Coalition, and Infectious Diseases Society of America thank the chair and…

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The following statement—from Global Health Council, supported by the Global Health Technologies Coalition—was delivered at the 148th session of the WHO Executive Board on Agenda Item 8: Global strategy and plan of action on public health, innovation and intellectual property. The Global Health Council and Global Health Technologies Coalition thank the chair and distinguished delegates…

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The following statement—from Global Health Council, supported by the Global Health Technologies Coalition—was delivered at the 148th session of the WHO Executive Board on Agenda Item 14.1: COVID-19 response. We commend WHO on COVID-19 responses, including providing scientific and technical guidance, facilitating surveillance and data sharing, supporting R&D of new tools and procuring PPE, diagnostics,…

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Global Health Council congratulates the Biden-Harris administration on Inauguration Day and expresses support for their planned re-engagement with the World Health Organization. “The United States has to have a seat at the table to implement meaningful reform and effective responses to global health emergencies like the current pandemic,” says Loyce Pace, President and Executive Director.…

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