The following statement—from Global Health Council, supported by the Global Health Technologies Coalition and the Infectious Diseases Society of America was submitted to the 148th session of the WHO Executive Board on Agenda Item 9: Antimicrobial resistance. The Global Health Council, Global Health Technologies Coalition, and Infectious Diseases Society of America thank the chair and…

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GHC and the Global Health Community Huddle to Prepare for the World Health Assembly The upcoming Seventieth World Health Assembly (WHA70) (May 22-31) in Geneva, Switzerland will convene WHO member states in order to set global health priorities for the coming year. Notable topics on the agenda include the election of a new WHO Director-General;…

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This guest post was written by Jamie Bay Nishi, Director of the Global Health Technologies Coalition. It was originally published in The Hill. Zika in the southern United States. Dengue fever and Chikungunya in Texas. Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Wisconsin. Because of these outbreaks, many Americans are now aware of a reality health experts have long…

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This blog was written by Danielle Heiberg, Advocacy Manger, Global Health Council and Matt Robinson, MA, Advocacy and Policy Officer, Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC) For only the fourth time, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) convened a high-level meeting focused on health, which was held during the recent 71st UNGA. Following on the footsteps…

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