Organized by Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Foreign Policy for America and the George W. Bush Institute  Global Health’s Centrality to U.S. Foreign Policy: The Best Policy Tools April 13, 2021 RSVP Please join Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Foreign Policy for America and the…

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Administration News Gayle Smith to lead COVID-19 and global health security at State Department On April 5, Secretary of State Antony Blinken named Gayle E. Smith as Coordinator for Global COVID Response & Health Security at the U.S. State Department. Gayle Smith, currently President and CEO of ONE Campaign, will be on temporary assignment to…

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Congressional News COVID-19 emergency funds progressing through budget reconciliation After passing a budget resolution for fiscal year (FY) 2021, Congress has continued to progress toward passing President Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief proposal. Authorizing committees in the House have been marking up their individual bills. The House Committee on the Budget plans to mark up the…

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Organized by Center for Global Development Making Fragmented Aid Flows Work Better for Health February 16, 2021 RSVP Please join us for this seminar as we examine new research from Arush Lal, Ngozi Erondu and co-authors on how and where the global health security and universal health coverage agendas do and do not intersect, and how to…

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Congressional News The Honorable Barbara Lee to serve as House Appropriations Committee Subcommittee Chair for State and Foreign Operations Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) was announced as House Appropriations Committee Subcommittee Chair for State and Foreign Operations. Chairwoman Lee has a long history of engaging on global health issues, particularly HIV/AIDS, promoting the Sustainable Development Goals,…

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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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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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