Organized by Consortium of Universities for Global Health Global Health Day on Capitol Hill February 21, 2021 RSVP A new presidential administration and freshmen class in Congress provides the global health community an important opportunity to assert the value of global health to the US and the world.  To achieve this, CUGH will be hosting a…

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Organized by Global Health Advocacy Incubator Advocacy to Accelerate the Transition to Country Ownership September 22, 2020 RSVP Please join us September 22, 8:00am Eastern Daylight Time, on the side of UNGA 75, for a discussion about advocacy for country ownership with donor, government and civil society experts. Our conversation will explore how locally-led advocacy…

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Organized by PATH Subnational advocacy practices during COVID-19 August 6, 2020 RSVP The COVID-19 pandemic is transforming the world around us—shifting priorities, repurposing resources, changing accountability practices, and accelerating policy development. In the absence of face-to-face interaction, the pandemic is also changing the way health advocates approach policymakers—increasingly through virtual means. Virtual engagements are often…

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Global Health Council (GHC) member PRB has released the its 2017 World Population Data Sheet package at www.worldpopdata.org featuring key health and population indicators and population projections for the world, regions, and 200-plus countries. This year’s theme is the world’s youth population (ages 15-24) focusing on whether this generation has what it needs to develop into productive adults and build better lives…

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Washington, DC (August 4, 2017) – Global Health Council (GHC) welcomes the confirmation of Ambassador Mark Green to serve as the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Yesterday, the Senate unanimously approved Ambassador Green’s nomination. “Ambassador Green brings years of experience and a deep understanding of the critical role the United States…

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This blog was cross-posted from IntraHealth, and written by Pape Amadou Gaye If you had asked me back when I started my career what I found most exciting about the future of global health, I would have told you about my dream that primary health care would someday be available to all. But today, my…

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Although the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 appropriations process is still ongoing, it is time to begin thinking about the FY17 budget. With input from the global health advocacy community, GHC has provided its recommendations and justifications for key global health accounts to the Office of Management and Budget, the federal agency which helps the President…

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This blog was cross-posted from VITAL and written by Misrak Makonnen and Kate Tulenko Last week’s high-level talks about human resources for health in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, resulted in the Addis Ababa Call to Action on financing the health workforce, signed by the nine ministries of health that participated. The call to action is a powerful…

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This blog was cross-posted from the Institute for Human Rights and Business  Recent headlines describing the plight of thousands of migrants drowning at sea as they tried to make their way from Africa to Europe, are but the most recent reminders of the treacherous journey many encounter in their search for work. Yet, these and…

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