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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Organized by Frontline Health Workers Coalition, Global Water 2020, and Management Sciences for Health Stopping a Global Pandemic Without Water How WASH is a Neglected Critical Element of Health Security September 24, 2020 RSVP As we have seen during the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare facilities are critical to the treatment and containment of infections. With a…

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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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Organized by Foreign Policy Magazine, Women in Global Health, Wagner Foundation Women in Global Health Security Summit September 17, 2020 RSVP The COVID-19 crisis has been a stark reminder that global health is a fundamental security concern. The pandemic has exposed deep inequalities in health and social systems at global and national levels, including gender…

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Organized by Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs Human Security is National Security in a Time of Pandemic July 22, 2020 RSVP To join the webinar on Zoom, please click here. To watch the livestream on YouTube, visit carnegiecouncil.org/live. At the “Vox Populi” webinar held on May 27, 2020, the question of the relationship of human security to…

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WHO Advocacy Community Statement of Support Global Health Council, in coordination with Action for Global Health, CSEM of UHC2030, RESULTS, and WACI Heath, shared a sign-on statement expressing continued support for the World Health Organization (WHO) and the role it plays as an international convener and effective resource. Roughly 200 organizations and 175 individuals signed…

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Organized by Multiple Partners or Sponsors Save the Date Breakfast Side-Event: Value of a Global Health Security Index May 23 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Intercontinental Hotel, Ballroom B-C Geneva, Switzerland RSVP NTI-Bio, in partnership with the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and The Economist Intelligence Unit, will convene a side event at WHA…

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Organized by May 21 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM CEST Club Suisse de la Press, Route de Ferney 106 Geneva, Switzerland REGISTRATION *This event will be webcast live* Protecting the world from infectious disease threats requires that national governments share the responsibility of serving those most in need, but how do countries prioritize their investments in…

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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 Council member. Dr. Rebecca Martin…

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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 building strong, resilient, sustainable health…

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