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How is the U.S. Global Health Initiative Changing What Happens in the Field?

How is the U.S. Global Health Initiative Changing What Happens in the Field?

The Kaiser Family Foundation held a May 25 briefing to explore the rollout of the U.S. government’s Global Health Initiative (GHI) on the ground, with a particular focus on the recently released GHI country-level strategies. The briefing examined progress and challenges in translating the GHI in the field and next steps moving forward.

Panelists are:

Lois Quam, Executive Director of the U.S. Global Health Initiative

Mamadi Yilla, former PEPFAR Country Coordinator and GHI Planning lead for Malawi and current Senior Public Health Advisor for Sustainability and Integration, Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator, Department of State

Bethanne Moskov, Health Team Leader in Mali, USAID

Kayla Laserson, Director, KEMRI Research Station in Kenya, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mark Green, Senior Director at the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition and former Ambassador to Tanzania

Karl Hofmann, President and CEO of PSI and former Ambassador to the Republic of Togo

Jen Kates (moderator), Vice President and Director, Global Health and HIV Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation

Event Date

May 25, 2011



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