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Connecting the Dots of Courageous Conversations at GHLS18

By Adeola Akinremi The conversations in the room at this year’s Global Health Landscape Symposium (GHLS18) suggest one thing: there’s courage and commitment to push the agenda for the inclusion of health for all and financial protection, despite growing obstacles and challenges. On November 30, 2018, Global Health Council (GHC) brought together policy and program…

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#UNGA73: Making the UN Relevant to all People

This post was written by Victoria Rodriguez, Advocacy Associate at Global Health Council. This year marked the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA). UNGA73 focused on making the UN relevant to all people through shared responsibilities for peaceful and equitable global leadership. In conjunction, the third high-level meeting (HLM) on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs)…

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World Health Organization: Building a Healthier Future for Tomorrow

This post originally appeared on the Better World Campaign website, and was written by Kelli Meyer. The Better World Campaign (BWC) works to foster a strong, effective relationship between the United States and the United Nations to promote core American interests and build a more secure, prosperous, and healthy world. They are a 2018 Global Health…

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The Answer for Indigenous Mothers? Native Midwives

This guest post was originally posted on the Frontline Health Workers Coalition (FHWC) website and is written by Joy Marini of Johnson & Johnson Global Community Impact and Global Health Council Board Member. Johnson & Johnson invests in people on the front lines of care as they change the trajectory of health for the world’s most vulnerable…

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More Than a Story: Takeaways From the Health Heroes Plus Social Good Summit

This guest post was originally posted on the Frontline Health Workers Coalition (FHWC) website. It was written by Temi Omilabu of IntraHealth International, and the Frontline Health Workers Coalition. The Frontline Health Workers Coalition is an alliance of United States-based organizations working together to urge greater and more strategic U.S. investment in frontline health workers in low-…

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The WHO and the Public-Private Partnerships Debate

This post was written by Elizabeth Montgomery Collins, MD, MPH, DTM, Global Health Council individual member and delegate to the 142nd WHO Executive Board meeting. In January, Global Health Council (GHC) hosted a delegation to the 142nd Session of the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Executive Board (EB) Session. View complete WHO EB updates. A recurring theme…

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Why UHC Day is a Call to Action for the World’s Youth

This guest post was written by Arush Lal, Global Health Corps Fellow at Frontline Health Workers Coalition (FHWC) c/o IntraHealth International.  The post was originally published on the FHWC website. The Frontline Health Workers Coalition (FHWC) is an alliance of United States-based organizations working together to urge greater and more strategic U.S. investment in frontline…

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Using a Human-Centered Design Approach for Future NCD Policies

This post was written by Melissa Chacko, Policy Associate, Global Health Council. It is acknowledged that the key to successful community health interventions is creating community ownership and providing the necessary resources to design community-driven evidence-based sustainable solutions. This methodology is often referred to as human-centered design which is innovation that requires engaging people in order…

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Community Health Workers: A Priority for Universal Health Coverage?

This guest post was written by Colin Gilmartin, Senior Technical Officer at Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a nonprofit global health organization and GHC member organization. Gilmartin specializes in health care financing and the planning and costing of community-based services. He can be followed on Twitter, @colingilmartin. MSH’s mission is saving lives and improving the health…

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Health For All: What’s Next for a Movement Hitting its Stride?

This blog was written by Michael Myers, Managing Director, The Rockefeller Foundation and originally appeared on the organization’s website. If the events of 2016 have taught us anything, it’s that we cannot know for sure what tomorrow will bring. But change has a way of illuminating those things about which we are certain. As a new year…

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