Executive Course on Global Health Diplomacy

Margaret ArbogastEvent

Diplomacy is undergoing profound changes in the 21st century – and global health is one of the areas where this is most apparent. The negotiation processes that shape and manage the global policy environment for health are increasingly conducted not only between public health experts representing health ministries of nation states but include many other major players at the national … Read More

Margaret ArbogastExecutive Course on Global Health Diplomacy

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

Margaret ArbogastEvent

Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic injuries that can occur during childbirth. It is a hole between the birth canal and the bladder or rectum caused by prolonged, obstructed labour without treatment. The condition typically leaves women incontinent, and as a result they are often shunned by their communities. Sufferers often endure depression, social isolation and … Read More

Margaret ArbogastInternational Day to End Obstetric Fistula

37th Meeting of the Global Fund Board of Directors

Margaret ArbogastEvent

The Board of the Global Fund meets twice a year on average. At each meeting the Board takes a number of decisions, which are legally binding on the Board, the Secretariat, and in-country partners.

Margaret Arbogast37th Meeting of the Global Fund Board of Directors

Innovations in Global Health: Kinnos, Inc. and Highlight

Ian MatthewsBlog, News

“Innovations in Global Health” is a new series featuring promising product or service innovations in global health Kinnos Inc. is a New York-based company that’s raising the standard of infectious disease decontamination to protect healthcare workers, patients, and the general public. Their first product, Highlight, is a patent-pending additive that greatly improves visibility, coverage, and end-user compliance of disinfectants. Highlight … Read More

Ian MatthewsInnovations in Global Health: Kinnos, Inc. and Highlight

Corporate Leadership in the Fight to End Malaria

Ian MatthewsBlog, News

Tremendous progress has been made in the fight to end malaria. Seventeen countries have reduced malaria cases to the point where it is no longer endemic – and eight of these have fully eliminated malaria. Since 2000, malaria prevention and treatment programs have saved an estimated 4.3 million lives. Companies have helped to both accelerate this progress and shape malaria … Read More

Ian MatthewsCorporate Leadership in the Fight to End Malaria

World Malaria Day

Margaret ArbogastEvent

World Malaria Day is a chance to shine a spotlight on the global effort to control malaria. Each year on April 25, Roll Back Malaria (RBM) partner organizations unite around a common World Malaria Day theme. It is an occasion to highlight the need for continued investment and sustained political commitment for malaria prevention and control. For World Malaria Day … Read More

Margaret ArbogastWorld Malaria Day

World Health Day

Margaret ArbogastEvent

World Health Day, celebrated on 7 April every year to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization, provides us with a unique opportunity to mobilize action around a specific health topic of concern to people all over the world. The theme of 2017’s World Health day campaign is depression. Depression affects people of all ages, from … Read More

Margaret ArbogastWorld Health Day

CUGH Global Health Career Fair

Margaret ArbogastEvent

The Career Fair will showcase information about academic programs, courses, and employment opportunities. Meet prospective employers, university representatives, and faculty from a wide range of organizations working in the global health / development field. The Global Health Career Fair is part of CUGH’s Annual CUGH Conference, “Healthy People, Healthy Ecosystems,” attended by global health leaders, faculty, students and implementers. To … Read More

Margaret ArbogastCUGH Global Health Career Fair

World Congress on Public Health

Margaret ArbogastEvent

The World Congress on Public Health (WCPH) is held every 2-4 years by the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) and it attracts between 2,000-4,000 delegates. The Congress serves as an international forum for the exchange of knowledge and experiences on key public health issues, contributing towards protecting and promoting public health at a national and global level. This … Read More

Margaret ArbogastWorld Congress on Public Health

Joining Global Forces to End TB

Ian MatthewsNews

Today, March 24th, is World TB Day. World TB Day commemorates the day that Dr. Robert Koch announced his startling discovery of the cause of tuberculosis (TB). The discovery was a breakthrough and brought new hope to sufferers. More than 130 years on, it remains the world’s leading infectious killer. 1.8 million people worldwide died from the disease in 2015, … Read More

Ian MatthewsJoining Global Forces to End TB