Organized by Thailand 6th GHSA Ministerial Meeting November 18-20, 2020 More Information Thailand will host the 6th Ministerial Meeting under the theme, “Bridging Cooperative Action for Global Health Security” on November 18-20, 2020. Now, more than ever before, the world recognizes this moment as the most important time to highlight global health security and to secure…

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Administration News Administration proposes rule to extend Mexico City Policy to global health contracts On September 14, the Trump administration published a new proposed rule to extend the Mexico City Policy, also known as the global gag rule, to global health contracts. This is the first time the policy would ever apply to contracts, as…

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Washington, DC (September 23, 2020) – Global Health Council applauds the passage of the Global Health Security Act of 2019 (H.R. 2166) by the House of Representatives. The Global Health Security Act, authored and introduced by Representatives Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Steve Chabot (R-OH) is bipartisan legislation that reaffirms the U.S. commitment to elevating global…

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Congressional News House State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Last week, the House passed H.R. 7608, a minibus consisting of four fiscal year (FY) 2021 appropriations bills: State-Foreign Operations (SFOPs); Agriculture-Rural Development-FDA; Interior-Environment; and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs. A full summary of the bill is available here. The bill provides $65.87 billion in funding, an…

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This guest blog was originally posted on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s website. The blog was written by Anne Schuchat, MD (RADM, USPHS), Former Acting Director, CDC. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services. The CDC works 24/7 to protect America from…

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Organized by MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION (Onsite registration is available from 8:00 AM – 8:20 AM) 9th ANNUAL CUGH CONFERENCE 2018 This session will highlight priority public health research needed to help build an evidence base to guide implementation of capacity building efforts aimed at enhancing global health security. Featuring presenters from CDC as well…

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Organized by PATH, Global Health Security Agenda Consortium, and Global Health Council March 13 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 430 Washington, DC RSVP (Registration is now closed)   Honorary Co-hosts: Representative Ted Yoho (R-FL-3), Representative Adam Smith (D-WA-9), Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA), and Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), Co-Chairs of the Congressional…

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On March 6, GHC member Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) released a new video aimed at protecting America’s commitment to global health security. The United States has been a leader in global health security–and U.S. investments have protected national and international peace, security, and biodefense.  Now, however, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and…

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Organized by The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security & Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) January 30 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Prince Mahidol Awards Conference (PMAC) Bangkok, Thailand MORE INFORMATION ON THE PRINCE MAHIDOL AWARD CONFERENCE (PMAC) 2018 MORE INFORMATION ON THE SIDE-EVENT (THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL PARTICIPANTS) During this side event, panelists will…

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This op-ed was cross-posted from TIME Magazine, and written by Dr. Christine Sow, President and Executive Director of GHC, and Susan Barnett, Founder of Faiths for Safe Water ‘This is not an expensive, high-tech problem; it’s a problem of prioritization’ The world reacted in horror and indignation this week when a reporter posted a photo of a…

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