Unlocking the Power of Discovery for Global Health

Organized by Johnson & Johnson and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Unlocking the Power of Discovery for Global Health: Launch of the J&J Global Health Satellite Discovery Center at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine July 15, 2021 RSVP Never has the power of science been more evident to positively…

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Advocacy Updates ~ June 15, 2021

Administration News President Biden nominates new ambassadorships with more announcements expected soon ? President Biden has nominated Paloma Adams-Allen, former president and executive director of the Inter-American Foundation, for Deputy Administrator for Management and Resources, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). He also nominated Isobel Coleman for Deputy Administrator for Policy and Programming at…

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Preventing the Next Pandemic: A Conversation with Peter J. Hotez

Organized by CSIS Preventing the Next Pandemic: A Conversation with Peter J. Hotez May 12, 2021 RSVP The Covid-19 pandemic has laid bare the threat infectious diseases pose to economic growth, social programs, and political stability, as well as global security. Yet prior to the emergence of Covid-19, global health experts had encouraged a greater focus on…

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GHC Statement on GSPOA at the 148th WHO Executive Board Meeting

The following statement—from Global Health Council, supported by the Global Health Technologies Coalition—was delivered at the 148th session of the WHO Executive Board on Agenda Item 8: Global strategy and plan of action on public health, innovation and intellectual property. The Global Health Council and Global Health Technologies Coalition thank the chair and distinguished delegates…

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Member Spotlight: Global Health Technologies Coalition

Celebrating the partnerships and policymakers driving global health innovation By Marissa Chmiola, Senior Communications Lead, GHTC COVID-19 has upended our world like no disease in living memory—and underscored with devastating clarity how important smart policymaking, strong partnerships, and access to technologies are to confronting global health challenges. It’s a message that’s been central to GHTC’s…

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Monoclonal antibodies for the treatment and prevention of diseases: why and how to expand global access

Organized by Graduate Institute Geneva Monoclonal antibodies for the treatment and prevention of diseases: why and how to expand global access November 25, 2020 RSVP Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) are biological products increasingly being used to treat a number of conditions, from cancers to Ebola to autoimmune disorders. They are also promising candidates for the treatment…

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GHC statement on ending TB at the 73rd World Health Assembly

Global Health Council was unable to submit statements on all (or some) official agenda items. Global Health Council, supported by the Global Health Technologies Coalition and the Infectious Diseases Society of America, commend WHO and Member States on accelerating efforts to meet global TB elimination goals. The world is not yet on track to end…

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Responding to COVID-19 in Africa: The myths, the lessons, and the future

Organized by DNDi and the COVID-19 Clinical Research Coalition Responding to COVID-19 in Africa: The myths, the lessons, and the future November 2, 2020 RSVP At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the African continent was referred to as a ‘ticking time bomb’, with preliminary evidence indicating that existing health systems were too weak to withstand the…

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Building access into pharmaceutical R&D agreements: ideas and possibilities from real-world contracts

Organized by Graduate Institute of Geneva Building access into pharmaceutical R&D agreements: ideas and possibilities from real-world contracts October 28, 2020 RSVP Pharmaceutical R&D, manufacturing and distribution involves a “relay race” among many actors at different stages of the process. Contracts are usually negotiated each step of the way, from early research grants to development…

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BARDA Industry Day

Organized by BARDA BARDA Industry Day October 27, 2020 RSVP BARDA Industry Day is the annual meeting held to increase potential partner’s awareness of U.S. Government medical countermeasure priorities, interact with BARDA and ASPR staff, and network with public and private sector colleagues working in the Health Security space. This year,  BARDA Industry Day 2020…

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