This fact sheet provides an overview of the President’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget plan for the U.S. Global Health Initiative (GHI), an effort to develop a comprehensive U.S. government strategy for global health. It includes breakouts by sector and budget trend data.
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The Department of Defense’s Role in U.S. Global Health Policy and Programs: Briefing and Panel Discussion
This event examines the role of the Department of Defense (DoD) in global health and how it intersects with the global health efforts of the U.S. government (USG) and other organizations.
This fact sheet provides a snapshot of global polio eradication efforts and examines the U.S. government’s role in addressing polio worldwide, including current programs, funding, and key issues.
As one of the cornerstones of global health, widespread immunization through vaccines is critical to reducing child mortality and eradicating polio, two goals endorsed by the international community and particularly emphasized by the U.S. government. This live, interactive webcast explores the importance of vaccines in global child survival efforts, including the role of the U.S. government, the GAVI Alliance, and NGOs. Panelists discuss the current state of childhood immunization, global investments in vaccines, and the opportunities and challenges faced by key stakeholders. This webcast is part of “U.S. Global Health Policy: In Focus”, a Kaiser Family Foundation studio webcast series devoted to discussing current and critical issues facing the U.S.
This webcast features an expert panel discussing the U.S. government’s global response to TB and key challenges in combating the disease around the world.
Senator Frist, currently a member of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees, has published a memoir, A Heart to Serve in
which he describes how “medicine can truly be a currency for peace in our world.”
This public forum held by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Global Health Sciences, showcased and celebrated California and the Bay Area as a center of excellence in global health.
The Kaiser Family Foundation hosts a town hall-style discussion with Ambassador Eric Goosby, the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, about the latest developments in the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
Alliances for Global Health Education: Learning from South-South Collaboration — Plenary Panel III: Social Determinants of Health
Moderator: Carlos Santos Burgoa, Comite para el Estudio de los Determinantes Sociales de la Salud en Mexico Speakers: Marco Akerman, Universidad de Sao Paulo, Brazil Paulo Buss, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil Jeanette Vega, Ministry of Health, Chile >>Video that includes original Spanish audio is available here. >>Access the slides for…
Alliances for Global Health Education: Learning from South-South Collaboration — Plenary Panel II: Ethics and Equity Issues of Collaborations for Global Health
Moderator: Lilia Macedo de la Concha, National Autonomous Univeristy of Mexico Speakers: Giorgio Solimano, Universidad de Chile Philippe Lamy, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)-Mexico (John) Jack Bryant, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health >>Video that includes original Spanish audio is available here. >>Access the slides for this session.