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Fireside Chat with Paulin Basinga, Gates Foundation Director for Health in Africa | January 27, 2021

Fireside Chat with Paulin Basinga, Gates Foundation Director for Health in Africa | January 27, 2021

At the Bay Area Global Health Alliance’s Annual Meeting, held on January 27, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Paulin Basinga, Director, Health, Africa, served as the keynote speaker. He spoke in a fireside chat on “Solidarity in Vaccine Access” with Alliance board member Stefano Bertozzi, Dean Emeritus and Professor of Health Policy & Management, UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Read more about the Annual Meeting.

Private Sector Approaches to Tackling Global Health Challenges | June 24, 2021

Private Sector Approaches to Tackling Global Health Challenges | June 24, 2021

Bay Area Global Health Alliance and our members Medicines360, Resonance, and Population Services International (PSI) had a fireside chat about private sector approaches that can help us take on today’s global health challenges. Our members shared how they have borrowed ideas and models from the private sector to develop, distribute, and market products to further global health.

Innovations in Digitizing Distribution of Health Products: Current Trends in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya & Uganda | July 20, 2022

Innovations in Digitizing Distribution of Health Products: Current Trends in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya & Uganda | July 20, 2022

The Bay Area Global Health Alliance, Salient Advisory, and Alliance member Population Services International examined the findings of Salient’s recently released market intelligence report on commercially-driven innovations in health care supply chains in Africa. The report results from a longitudinal study of more than 80 digital health innovators in African health technology ecosystems. Findings from innovating early-stage start-ups to established companies like mPharma inform the report, which highlights key trends shaping the growth and impact of digitized distribution in health across Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, and Uganda.

Devex Leader Roundtable:  The NGO CEO edition

Devex Leader Roundtable: The NGO CEO edition

Join Alliance member PSI at Devex’s Leader Roundtable. Each month in 2023, Devex will bring together a group of leaders to discuss the business of development in an intimate virtual roundtable with Devex Pro members. The roundtables will dig into topics like how localization, funding, new technology, emerging business models, and the future of work are challenging leaders and their organizations to adapt.

76th World Health Assembly | Alliance Members Go to Geneva

76th World Health Assembly | Alliance Members Go to Geneva

“This year’s World Health Assembly represents a pivotal moment to advance policy reforms to deliver a more fit-for-purpose, equitable research and development (R&D) ecosystem,” stated the Global Health Technologies Coalition. To accelerate global health innovation and deliver health for all, they recommend WHO member states “take collective action now to establish more inclusive, globally distributed R&D systems and approaches.” Other Alliance members also attending WHA76 include Baraka Impact Finance, Cross-Border Impact Ventures, Gilead Sciences, Global Health Council, Google, Living Goods, Meta, PATH, Pathfinder International, Pfizer, PSI, ReSurge International, and Viamo. 

PSI: Addressing Mis- and Disinformation in Global Health: A Conversation for Collective Action Across Digital Media

PSI: Addressing Mis- and Disinformation in Global Health: A Conversation for Collective Action Across Digital Media

Join Alliance member PSI, the Yale Institute for Global Health, and the UK Mission in Geneva, United Nations on May 20, 6:00pm – 8:00pm CEST for an in-person panel discussion at the 76th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. The discussion will focus on social and behavior change communication for pandemic preparedness and future infodemic management in the context of digital media platforms.

PSI: Self-Care: A Foundational Component of Health System Sustainability

PSI: Self-Care: A Foundational Component of Health System Sustainability

Join Alliance member PSI for an event hosted by the United for Self-Care Coalition during the 76th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. This session will bring together diverse stakeholders to discuss our most significant challenges to sustainable health systems and ways to advance progress towards Universal Health Coverage for all – with the successful integration of self-care approaches. 

Embedding Quality Case Management Into Communities

Embedding Quality Case Management Into Communities

Join Population Services International for the second part of their Greater Mekong Subregion Elimination of Malaria through Surveillance (GEMS/GEMS+) learning series, exploring how we can make private sector data work to achieve malaria elimination. Learn how their GEMS/GEMS+ project engaged diverse and hard to reach communities for more effective interventions.

Making Private Sector Data Work for Malaria Elimination

Making Private Sector Data Work for Malaria Elimination

Join Population Services International for the second part of their Greater Mekong Subregion Elimination of Malaria through Surveillance (GEMS/GEMS+) learning series, exploring how we can make private sector data work to achieve malaria elimination. This event will discuss processes for integrating private sector data into national health management information systems for improved data quality and helping governments make better-informed decisions about programming.

PSI Plenary at the Global Digital Health Forum | December 6, 2022

PSI Plenary at the Global Digital Health Forum | December 6, 2022

Alliance member Population Services International (PSI) hosted a Global Digital Health Forum session on strengthening the role of social media in advancing global health. The session featured Christine Odour – PSI, Andy Pattison – World Health Organization, Erin Nilon – Johnson & Johnson, and Gladys Mugambi – Ministry of Health in Kenya. Hema Budaraju, Senior Director of Product – Health and Social Impact, Google Search and Board Co-Vice Chair of the Bay Area Global Health Alliance moderated the discussion.

Africa Health Tech Summit

Africa Health Tech Summit

Join the Alliance, PSI, PATH, UNICEF, Google and other members at the second annual Africa Health Tech Summit – Digital Health: Empowering People, Transforming Communities held in Kigali, Rwanda this upcoming October. Organized in partnership with the Africa CDC and SmartAfrica, the conference will explore how digital health can transform healthcare delivery across Africa.

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Collaboration across sectors is necessary to solve global challengesWe believe in the catalytic power of shared knowledge and collaboration across our sectors.The Bay Area Global Health Alliance is a membership organization and central network hub, bringing together...

Bio — Martin Dale

Martin DaleAs Director for Digital Health and Monitoring at Population Services International, Martin Dale is responsible for executing the institutional Digital Strategy focused on increasing access and personalized delivery of health information, products and...

UNGA 78 | Historic Convening of Three High-Level Meetings on Health, Members Gather in NYC

UNGA 78 | Historic Convening of Three High-Level Meetings on Health, Members Gather in NYC

For the first time, the UN General Assembly will convene three High-Level Meetings on ending tuberculosis (TB), delivering universal health coverage (UHC) and strengthening pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response during its 78th session (UNGA 78) in New York in September 2023. To elevate and advocate for global health, the Bay Area Global Health Alliance will be attending UNGA 78, along with Alliance members.

WHA76 | Opportunity to Bolster Global R&D Capacity, Members Go to Geneva

WHA76 | Opportunity to Bolster Global R&D Capacity, Members Go to Geneva

“This year’s World Health Assembly represents a pivotal moment to advance policy reforms to deliver a more fit-for-purpose, equitable research and development (R&D) ecosystem,” stated the Global Health Technologies Coalition. To accelerate global health innovation and deliver health for all, they recommend WHO member states “take collective action now to establish more inclusive, globally distributed R&D systems and approaches.”

PSI Plenary at the Global Digital Health Forum 2022

PSI Plenary at the Global Digital Health Forum 2022

Alliance member Population Services International (PSI) hosted a Global Digital Health Forum session on strengthening the role of social media in advancing global health. The session featured Christine Odour – PSI, Andy Pattison – World Health Organization, Erin Nilon – Johnson & Johnson, and Gladys Mugambi – Ministry of Health in Kenya. Hema Budaraju, Senior Director of Product – Health and Social Impact, Google Search and Board Co-Vice Chair of the Bay Area Global Health Alliance moderated the discussion.

Highlights from 2022 | Growth and Impact of our Multi-Sector Alliance

Highlights from 2022 | Growth and Impact of our Multi-Sector Alliance

Together with your engagement, the Bay Area Global Health Alliance has had a busy and productive year. Below you will find highlights, which we believe speak to our ability as a community to identify and advance opportunities to promote global health equity and innovation. As always, we welcome your feedback and continued involvement as we work to accelerate our collective health impact around the world.