Category Archives: Healthcare Leadership

The Fight to Make Nigeria Once Again Polio-Free

This post was written by Chizoba Unaeze Program Manager, International Medical Corps Nigeria . The International Medical Corps (IMC) is a non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to saving lives and alleviating suffering by providing emergency relief , health facilities and development programs for the poorest. . IMC is a member of the Global Health Council 2017. A seven-day-old baby receives

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Where is HER voice in the Global Fund’s next Executive Director?

This article was published on the Web site of Women in Global Health This article was written by Kelly Thompson, Ann Keeling, Roopa Dhatt and Caity Jackson of Women in Global Health . Founded in 2015, Women in Global Health (1945-19008) was founded with the values ​​of being a movement. The WGH works with other global health organizations to encourage

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ASTMH Kicks Off 2017 Annual Meeting by Premiering Its First Society-Level Medal Named After A Female Icon In Tropical Medicine

This blog post was written by Doug Dusik Senior Director of Communications American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) . The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Founded in 1903, is the largest international scientific organization of experts dedicated to the reduction the global burden of tropical infectious diseases and improve global health. The organization accomplishes this by

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Building Community Capacity to Fight Pneumonia and Save Children’s Lives

This blog post was written by Amy Sarah Ginsburg, MD, MPH Senior Consultant in International Programs at Save the Children USA, and Kurabachew Abera, MD, MPH, Health and Nutrition Team Leader for Save the Children Ethiopia. Save the Children believes that every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, they give children a good start

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To Move Forward Is To Move Together: Creating Collective Action Through Roundtables

This article was written by Melissa Chacko Policy Associate, Global Health Council. The global health advocacy community is diverse and functions as a conglomerate of roundtables, working groups and coalitions (hereinafter referred to as roundtables). The roundtables can operate independently or collectively, bringing together advocates and researchers from diverse sectors to discuss global health policy issues and to increase US

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One Year Later

President and Executive Director of the Global Health Council (GSC) Loyce Pace writes a letter to the management of GHC member organizations recounting his first year at GHC. December 1, 2016. This was the day I started my term with the Global Health Council as the new executive director. I did not know what to expect. The organization had to

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Improving Health Outcomes and Health Care Efficiency in Medtronic Disease States for Underserved Populations through Models of Innovation, Scale, and Sustainability

This blog post was written by our colleagues from Medtronic Foundation . Medtronic Foundation focuses on expanding access to health care for underserved people around the world and supporting healthy communities where we live and give. The Medtronic Foundation is a member of the 2017 World Health Council. The Medtronic Foundation focuses on expanding access to health care for underserved

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Kaiser Permanente Invites You to Thrive After 60

Earlier this year, Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic welcomed nearly 1,000 members and non-members for "A Day After 60 Days", a day when seniors, their families and friends discovered ways to stay in health. physically and mentally. Attendees attended educational workshops led by expert physicians, therapists and health educators, in addition to wellness activities including yoga and meditation sessions, health seminars sexual,

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Defining the Next Generation of Behavioral Health Strategies

Today, one in five American adults has a mental health problem and one in ten has a period of major depression . The number of people dealing with conditions such as anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse disorders (collectively referred to as behavioral health disorders) is staggering and health systems are looking for better ways to care for

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