Roundtables

Global Health Council’s Member Only Advocacy Roundtables connect people and organizations passionate about global health with resources and opportunities to make a difference.   Contact us at memberships@globalhealth.org for more information.

Budget & Appropriations Roundtable

Convenes monthly to align requests, messaging, and activities related to the United States budget and appropriations process for global health funding.

Multilateral Roundtable

A collective group of members active in policy and engagement with global-health-related multilateral institutions (WHO, G7, G20, World Bank, and others). This roundtable focuses on information sharing and identifying potential opportunities for joint advocacy.

Global Health Security Roundtable

Regularly meets to coordinate information sharing and ensure that members optimize opportunities to be part of the dialogue around global health security and the Global Health Security Agenda.

Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Roundtable

The most influential organizations in MNCH come together to raise awareness and increase U.S. commitments to global efforts that improve the survival and health of mothers and children under five years old.

Non-Communicable Diseases Roundtable

Our diverse membership comes together here to advocate for strong global health policy, commitments, and accountability around non-communicable diseases. Members can share information and coordinate advocacy efforts related to NCDs.

Other Community Roundtables

1,000 Days Working Group: Aims to collectively build greater political will in the U.S. in support of global leadership on nutrition through better policy, programs, and increased investment in maternal, infant, and young child nutrition by holding monthly meetings. The working group is meant to serve as a mechanism to generate dialogue and collaboration on our collective nutrition advocacy strategies and how nutrition outcomes are achieved through direct and indirect interventions. This group coordinates U.S. Administration and Congressional engagement on nutrition issues and policies. Contact: Solianna Meaza – smeaza@fhi360.org

Frontline Health Workers Coalition: FHWC is a coalition of U.S.-based organizations working together to urge greater and more strategic U.S. investments in frontline health workers in developing countries as a cost-effective way to save lives and foster a healthier, safer, and more prosperous world. More information: frontlinehealthworkers.org Contact: David Bryden – dbryden@intrahealth.org

Global Health Technologies Coalition: GHTC is a coalition of over 25 non-profit organizations working to increase awareness of the urgent need for technologies that save lives in the developing world. Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and housed at PATH, GHTC does not advocate for specific diseases, drugs, or devices. Rather, it supports policies and funding that advance the goals of global health research and development in many areas. Ghtcoalition.org Contact: Jamie Nishi – jnishi@ghtcoalition.org

Global AIDS Policy Partnership: GAPP is a coalition of more than 70 civil society, implementing, and faith-based organizations dedicated to achieving an AIDS-free generation. GAPP advocates for better policy, legislation, and funding for the global AIDS response and strengthens the global AIDS community by sharing information, best practices, and research. Participation is limited to organizations working in and/or contributing to the field of HIV/AIDS, and membership is subject to approval by a vote of current GAPP members. Contact: Katie Coester – kcoester@pedaids.org

Health/WASH Network: A network of development, child health, and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) organizations with the shared goal of reducing child deaths worldwide by bridging advocacy efforts to increase resources, awareness, and political will to defeat WASH-related illnesses such as diarrheal disease. More information: defeatdd.org, Contact: Laura Kallen – lkallen@path.org

International Family Planning Coalition: IFPC is an ad hoc coalition of organizations that share a common interest in U.S. international family planning and reproductive health funding and policies. Population Action International serves as the unofficial secretariat of IFPC and helps to coordinate the flow of information and hosts the coalition’s monthly meeting. Contact: Rebecca Dennis – rdennis@pai.org, Caitlin Horrigan – horigan@ppfa.org

Malaria Roundtable: A roundtable for sharing issues, demonstrating needs, and advocating on trends in malaria’s worldwide disease imprint. This is an open group, though membership must be approved by the co-chairs. Contact: Jodie Curtis – jodie.curtis@dbr.com, Jacci Guy – jguy@unfoundation.org

Neglected Tropical Diseases Roundtable: The NTD Roundtable advances the agenda on the eradication or control of neglected tropical diseases. The roundtable is open to the public via the neglected tropical diseases Google group. Contact Jodie Curtis – jodie.curtis@dbr.com, James Hunter – jvhunter@rti.org

Research Working Group: An affiliated working group of the Federal AIDS Policy Partnership that works to advance the HIV research agenda through relationship building with NIH, CDC, and other HIV research funders, identifying gaps in HIV research, educating policymakers on the value of HIV research, and increasing federal funding through advocacy and coalition building. This group is open to member organizations of the Federal AIDS Policy Partnership.

The Global Agenda for Children Working Group: This working group advocates for U.S. foreign assistance programs that work with children and families to support early childhood development, including family-based care and protection from violence, abuse, and neglect. Contact: Aaron Merchen – amerchen@results.org

Tuberculosis Roundtable: A roundtable dedicated to sharing the latest in TB research, education, and advocacy both domestically and globally. Contact: Nuala Moore – nmoore@thoracic.org

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