U.S. and Global Response to COVID-19

Global Health Council has compiled detailed information about what the US government, other governments, and WHO are doing to address the spread of COVID-19. This post was last updated on March 15, 2021. U.S. Response The Biden Administration’s COVID-19 Response Team is meeting daily and communicating regularly. Legislation: H.R.1319: American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 was…

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Highlighting the Important Role of WASH in Healthcare Facilities at WHA

  This year’s World Health Assembly highlighted a key issue long overlooked by the global health community – the lack of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in healthcare facilities (HCF). Data from a recent WHO/UNICEF report found that 2 billion people visit healthcare facilities without basic water service, while 1.5 billion people visit facilities with…

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