Advocacy Updates ~ October 25, 2021

Administration News USAID releases implementation plan for global COVID-19 response The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) released its implementation plan detailing the agency’s role in advancing the goals of the U.S. COVID-19 Global Response and Recovery Framework. USAID’s plan: 1) outlines the problems the agency will address as it implements the broader U.S. framework,…

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Advocacy Updates ~ October 12, 2021

Administration News President’s Malaria Initiative launches new strategy On October 6, the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) launched its strategy for 2021-2026 “End Malaria Faster.” The strategy will contribute to the global goals of saving more than four million lives and preventing over one billion cases of malaria by 2025 by focusing on five areas:…

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Advocacy Updates ~ September 27, 2021

Administration News White House releases American Pandemic Preparedness Plan On September 3, President Joe Biden released the American Pandemic Preparedness Plan. The plan focuses on strengthening global health security and pandemic preparedness, and lays out the administration’s thinking regarding a multilateral financing mechanism around these issues. The administration commits to lean forward and catalyze the…

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Advocacy Updates ~ July 26, 2021

Congressional News House passes Securing America from Epidemics Act On July 22, the House passed H.R. 2118, the Securing America from Epidemics (SAFE) Act, under suspension of the rules. This legislation authorizes U.S. participation in the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation (CEPI), which is dedicated to vaccinations against future pandemics and is one of the…

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Advocacy Updates ~ July 13, 2021

Administration News Biden administration releases global COVID-19 response and recovery framework  On July 1, the White House released its U.S. COVID-19 Global Response and Recovery Framework, which outlines five objectives to achieve its overarching goals of ending the pandemic and strengthening global recovery and readiness for future pandemic threats. These objectives include: 1) accelerating equitable…

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Enhancing the quality of health services – introduction to a new planning guide for implementers

Organized by the World Health Organization Enhancing the quality of health services – introduction to a new planning guide for implementers June 29, 2021 RSVP Planning for quality is required at the national, district and facility-levels to enhance quality of care, and drive efforts towards universal health coverage. WHO recently launched Quality Health Services: a planning…

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Advocacy Updates ~ June 28, 2021

Administration News Leaders commit to equitable COVID-19 tools access, WHO reform and announce manufacturing and supply chain task force at U.S.-E.U. Summit U.S. and European leaders met on June 15 to renew their Transatlantic partnership, set an agenda for the post-pandemic era, and commit to regular dialogues to review progress. Their statement included many global…

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CUGH Webinar: Transforming the WHO by Strengthening its Science, Data, Funding and Governance

Organized by the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) CUGH Webinar: Transforming the WHO by Strengthening its Science, Data, Funding and Governance June 23, 2021 RSVP The WHO is the central, global, public health organization responsible for tackling the health challenges that know no borders. This webinar features 3 leaders within the organization who will share…

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Post-WHA 74 Webinar: Aligning for Action

Organized by Global Health Council Post-WHA 74 Webinar: Aligning for Action June 15, 2021 RSVP Join Global Health Council for ‘Post-WHA 74 Webinar: Aligning for Action,’ an exclusive webinar for GHC members to recap the key takeaways from WHA74 and to discuss next steps. Are you hosting an event soon? Share your event with us by emailing events@globalhealth.org. And, stay up-to-date…

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