Why COVID-19 in Africa matters to the rest of the world By Yacine Djibo, Founder and Executive Director of Speak Up Africa The first COVID-19 vaccines landed on the African continent in February. Since then, almost all countries in Africa have signed up to the COVAX program and over 16 million doses have been delivered. …

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This post was written by Emily Kiser, Program Coordinator, Triangle Global Health Consortium as part of GHC’s Member Spotlight series. The Triangle Global Health Consortium is a non-profit member organization representing institutions and individuals from the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, the international health development NGO community, the faith community, and academia. The Consortium’s mission is to establish North…

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This blog was written by Victoria Watson, member of NCD Child’s Governing Council as part of Global Health Council’s Member Spotlight series. Victoria has been contributing to their youth engagement work since 2015. Outside of this work, she works as a policy coordinator at Cancer Care Ontario supporting screening program design. NCD Child is a…

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This guest post was provided by GHC member, HarvestPlus Every year, the World Food Prize – also known as the “Nobel Prize for Food and Agriculture” – recognizes breakthrough achievements in feeding and nourishing the world. This year, four laureates from Africa and the U.S. share this award in recognition of their work to combat…

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This post was provided by GHC member, Save the Children Save the Children’s Saving Newborn Lives (SNL) program is a globally recognized leader in newborn health and a respected voice in countries. Since 2000, SNL has worked to increase awareness about the high burden of preventable newborn deaths, provide evidence on how to prevent these…

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This blog was provided by GHC Member, IMA World Health. Contributed by MAF/LuAnne Cadd. The town of Kodok sits on the western side of the Nile River in the far north of South Sudan. The “western side” is important. The eastern side, from the town of Malakal to the northern border has experienced endless explosions of violence since…

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The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene is a worldwide organization whose mission is to promote global health through the prevention and control of infectious and other diseases that disproportionately afflict the global poor.   By the numbers: Founding: 1903 Staff: 4 Full Time, 4 Part Time Members: Approximately 3,500 members located in 91…

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Read about a program from our featured member of the month, Pathfinder International! “In places like the Deep Sea Slum of Nairobi, Kenya, the dangers associated with pregnancy and child birth are not to be taken lightly…A Pathfinder-trained frontline health worker working in Nairobi, Elizabeth conducts regular home visits to 40 households throughout her community-all…

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