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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Last week the Seventieth World Health Assembly (WHA70) concluded in Geneva, Switzerland. It was a whirlwind WHA with a WHO Director-General election, and several agenda items – from Health Systems to Communicable Diseases – addressed. Global Health Council (GHC) sent a robust delegation of 70 members to WHA70, representing multiple health priorities. Many of GHC’s…

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This guest post was written by Katherine C. Bond, Vice President International Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs at U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP), a scientific nonprofit organization that sets standards for the identity, strength, quality, and purity of medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements manufactured, distributed and consumed worldwide. USP is a member of the Global Health Council and…

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Day 1: Monday, May 22, 2017 Highlights from Yesterday Check out the best of our social media coverage from our Welcome Reception and Women in Global Health’s Heroines of Health Dinner. Please share as much as you can. {RETWEET} @globalgamechngr: Great kickoff to #WHA70, starting with @GlobalHealthOrg delegate mixer & capped off by @womeninGH partnership…

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This guest post has been provided by GHC-member Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI). Infectious disease threats – whether naturally occurring, deliberate, or accidental – pose grave risks to human life, the global economy, and political stability. In our increasingly interconnected world, biological crises – from the 2001 anthrax attacks to the 2014 Ebola epidemic in West…

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This guest post was written by GHC Board Chairman Dr. Jonathan Quick and was originally published on The Huffington Post website. No More Epidemics (NME) is calling on all countries to publish their completed assessments of national capacities to prevent, detect and respond to epidemic threats, known as the Joint External Evaluation (JEE). Ethiopia, Liberia, Peru,…

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New Coalition for Epidemics Preparedness Innovations The celebrated news of an effective Ebola vaccine came a little too late for the 11,000 people who succumbed to the Ebola virus between 2014 to 2016. The epidemic that overwhelmed local and international capacity to contain it, has helped fuel an important debate on global health security and…

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