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GHC Statements to WHA71

This post will be updated regularly. Please check back in to stay informed. Follow @GlobalHealthOrg on Twitter for instant updates! Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus addresses the  71st World Health Assembly on Monday, May 21, 2018. On Monday, May 21, the 71st World Health Assembly (WHA71) began at 9:30 AM CET. Topics to be covered...Read More »

You Can’t Have Universal Health Coverage Without the Community

This guest post was written by Rita Bulusu, Deputy Director of Living Goods’ Community Health Strengthening Team. Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ health entrepreneurs who go door to door to teach families how to improve their health and wealth and sell life-changing products such as simple treatments for malaria and diarrhea,...Read More »

Happiness, Health & NCDs – Mind the Gap! How can we make public health decisions that make people happy?

This blog post was written by the International Federation of Psoriasis Associations as part of GHC’s Member Spotlight Series. The International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA) is a non-profit organization uniting national and regional psoriasis associations from around the world. More details on IFPA’s WHA side-event is available on GHC’s Special Events...Read More »

Preparing for the HHS Stakeholder Listening Session: Global Health Council Statements on WHA Agenda Items

The Statements below were prepared by Danielle Heiberg, Senior Policy and Advocacy Manager at Global Health Council. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)—charged with leading the U.S. delegation to the 71st World Health Assembly (WHA)—is holding an informal Stakeholder Listening Session today, May 11, from 3:00 – 4:30 PM,...Read More »

Your Guide to the 71st World Health Assembly: Setting the Table for Global Health

This blog was originally posted on the Rabin Martin website. It was written by Tina Flores, VP, External Engagement, Rabin Martin and GHC’s 2018 Advisory Council member. Rabin Martin is a strategy consulting firm that helps clients be leaders in improving health and access to global health technologies and is a 2018 Global...Read More »

A Grand Challenge: Make Flu History

This blog post was written by Bruce Gellin, President, Global Immunization, the Sabin Vaccine Institute as part of GHC’s Member Spotlight Series. The post is adapted from a Fortune commentary first posted on Fortune.com on April 30. View the original post here. The Sabin Vaccine Institute is a leading advocate for expanding...Read More »

FAQ: Rescission

This post was written by Danielle Heiberg, Senior Manager, Policy and Advocacy at Global Health Council. What is rescission? Rescission is a rescinding, or canceling, of appropriated funds. The rescission process was put in place in the Impoundment Control Act of 1974. Congress will use rescission in annual spending bills, but it is rarely...Read More »

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...Read More »

It’s (Past) Time We Prepare for the Next Pandemic

This blog post was originally posted on the Center for Global Development website. It was written by Rebecca Forman of Center for Global Development’s Global Health Policy Center. The Center for Global Development works to reduce global poverty and inequality through rigorous research and active engagement with the policy community...Read More »

Diseases Do Not Respect Borders: A Conversation With CDC’s Dr. Rebecca Martin on The Economic Case for Preventing Disease Outbreaks

This blog was originally posted on the Rabin Martin website. It was written by Tina Flores, VP, External Engagement, Rabin Martin and GHC’s Advisory Council member. Rabin Martin is a strategy consulting firm that helps clients be leaders in improving health and access to global health technologies and is a 2018 Global Health...Read More »

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...Read More »

Let’s Chat: How to Make UHC a Reality for Everyone, Everywhere

This blog post was written by the Center for Global Development (CGD) Global Health Policy Team as part of GHC’s Member Spotlight Series. The post is adapted from a World Health Day preview first posted on CGD’s Global Health Policy blog on April 5. You can check out the original...Read More »

Getting NCD Multisectoral Partnerships Right: Collaborating to Improve Health Workers Training and to Strengthen Supply Chains

This guest post was originally posted on the Rabin Martin website. It was written by Tina Flores, VP, External Engagement, Rabin Martin and Co-chair of the NCD Roundtable. Rabin Martin is a strategy consulting firm that helps clients be leaders in improving health and access to global health technologies and is a...Read More »

What Women Want: The World Wants to Know

This blog post was written by Stephanie Bowen, Director, Strategic Communication, White Ribbon Alliance, as part of Global Health Council’s Member Spotlight series. White Ribbon Alliance is activating a people-led movement for reproductive, maternal health and rights so that all girls and women realize their right to quality health and well-being. Launching...Read More »

Shortchanging Global Health Now Will Cost Us Later

This guest blog was originally posted on STAT News’s website. The blog was written by Ashley Arabasadi, Health Security Policy Adviser at Management Sciences for Health.  Management Sciences for Health (MSH) works shoulder-to-shoulder with countries and communities to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by...Read More »

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