Global Health Engagement

Global Health Roundtables, Coalitions, and Working Groups

There is an active community of implementers, activist, and donors engaged in global health. We encourage you to peruse this list of issue specific groups and coalitions and connect with the listed contact if you are interested in learning more or participating.

Please note that each group may have its own requirements for participation.

Asterisks (*) indicate Global Health Council membership is required for participation.

Name Description Contact (s)
1,000 Days Working Group A working group focused on nutrition advocacy for mothers and children in the 1,000 days between a woman’s pregnancy and her child’s 2nd birthday when better nutrition can have a life-changing impact on a child’s future and help break the cycle of poverty.

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Jennifer Rigg
 
Frontline Health Workers Coalition (FHWC) A coalition of U.S.-based organizations working together to urge greater and more strategic U.S. investment in frontline health workers in developing countries as a cost-effective way to save lives and foster a healthier, safer and more prosperous world.

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Mandy Folse

 

 

GHC Budget Roundtable* A cross-cutting roundtable that tracks U.S. budget and appropriations activity, including monitoring bills and amendments as well as advocating for sufficient appropriations for global health. For this Roundtable, you must be a member of GHC.

 

Joe Mettimano

 

 

 

 GHC Post-2015 Health Priorities Roundtable* A cross-cutting roundtable that is active in the assessment and advocacy of the global health landscape as it relates to the follow up to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). For this Roundtable, you must be a member of GHC.

 

Marielle Hart

Mike Beard

 

 Global AIDS Policy Partnership A coalition of over 60 organizations dedicated to ending AIDS for the next generation by expanding and improving global HIV and AIDS programming. Our advocacy community is a unique coalition of civil society groups, implementing organizations, and faith-based groups. GAPP is committed to ending the AIDS epidemic and partnering to reach the goal of an AIDS-free generation.

 

Catherine Connor
Caitlin Horrigan

 

 Global Health Technologies (GHT) Coalition A coalition of over 25 non-profit organizations working to increase awareness of the urgent need for technologies that save lives in the developing world. Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and housed at PATH, the GHT coalition does not advocate for specific diseases, drugs, or devices. Rather, it supports policies and funding that advance the goals of global health research and development in many areas.

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Kaitlin Christenson
Ashley Bennett

 

 Integrating Health in Relief and Development Working Group Housed at InterAction, this group meets once a month to discuss the “how to” of health delivery and the strengthening of health systems within relief and development contexts. The group emphasizes the importance of health integration, identifies best practices, and advocates for appropriate policies within the global health and donor communities

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Crystal Lander
Mary Pack
Danielle Heiberg
  
 Health/WASH Network A network of development, child health, and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) organizations with the shared goal of reducing child deaths worldwide by bridging advocacy efforts to increase resources, awareness, and political will to defeat WASH-related illnesses such as diarrheal disease

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Eileen Quinn

 

 International Family Planning Coalition An ad hoc coalition of organizations that share a common interest in U.S. international family planning and reproductive health funding and policies and engage in some level of legislative advocacy on these issues. Population Action International serves as the unofficial secretariat of the IFPC, coordinates the flow of information, and hosts the coalition’s monthly meeting in our offices.

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Craig Lasher

 

 Malaria Research & Development Working Group A collective of global health organizations advocates for U.S. Congressional support of the research and development resources needed in the fight against malaria Sally Ethelston
Luke Waltman
 Malaria Roundtable A roundtable for sharing issues, demonstrating needs, and advocating on trends in malaria’s worldwide disease imprint Amanda Carroll
Inuki Patin

 

 Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH) and Immunization Roundtable  A roundtable intent on addressing the pressing health needs of women and children worldwide, including importance of immunizations John Fawcett
Erin Sosne
 Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) Roundtable  A roundtable that reviews and advocates for a global health focus on non-communicable diseases, including messaging on trends, necessity of U.S. funding support, and incorporation of NCD goals, targets, and indicators into Post-2015 development and health goals Justin Koester
Jeff Meer

 

 Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Roundtable A roundtable that advances the agenda on the eradication or control of neglected tropical diseases

 

Michelle Brooks
Jennifer Katz

 

 Research Working Group A cross-cutting group that stays abreast of the latest research happenings and findings relevant to global health Kevin Fisher

 

 Tuberculosis (TB) Roundtable A roundtable dedicated to sharing the latest in TB research, education, and advocacy both domestically and globally David Bryden
Nuala Moore

 

 U.S. Coalition for Child Survival A U.S.-based non-profit organization that brings together 40 of the most influential organizations working in child survival, dedicated to raising awareness and increasing U.S. commitment to global efforts that improve the survival and health of children under five in developing countries.

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Annie Toro

 

 

 

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