Special Announcement

It was with profound sorrow that the Global Health Council team and community learned of the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight 17. Our condolences go out to the families and loved ones of all those lost in the crash. We are particularly saddened by the deaths of so many dynamic AIDS activists who had dedicated their talents and skills to ensure better lives for others. The world is a poorer place today as a result of this tragedy. Learn more about the crash here .

Policy Updates

GHC's Analysis: Senate and House Appropriations Committees approve FY 2015 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill.
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  • READ: AIDS2014 - The Melbourne Declaration: Nobody left behind
  • On July 22, 2014, the Government of the United Kingdom hosted the first Girl Summit, aimed at mobilizing domestic and international efforts to end female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) and child, early and forced marriage (CEFM) within a generation.
  • WATCH: Dr. Christine Sow's interview around Rethinking Global Health with Pape Gaye, followed by her blog on the Ten Key Trends that Are Shaping Today’s Global Health Outlook.
  • NEWS: The Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) has launched.



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Established in 1972, Global Health Council (GHC) is the leading membership organization supporting and connecting advocates, implementers and stakeholders around global health priorities worldwide. The organization is the collaborative voice of the global health community on global health issues; it convenes stakeholders around key global health priorities and actively engages key decision makers to influence health policy. Currently, Global Impact serves as the Secretariat for GHC. Learn more

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