Global health professionals from academia, NGOs, tech, biotech and other private sector partners gathered for the Alliance’s Annual Meeting on Monday, May 16, at UCSF. Amy Lin, acting director of USAID’s Center for Innovation and Impact, discussed the future of the global health sector in a fireside chat moderated by PHI president and BAGHA board chair Mary Pittman. Their conversation was followed by a series of flash talks on the state of global health financing and investments from representatives from the Hewlett Foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation. The meeting concluded with highlights on the state of the Alliance and key partnerships.
Building Community Resilience Against the Health Effects of Wildfires and Air Pollution | September 8, 2022
Bay Area Global Health Alliance members Americares, Stanford University, Public Health Institute, UCSF, and Google had a virtual conversation exploring the impact of wildfires and air pollution on the health of communities in the United States. The discussion co-hosted by the Alliance and Americares highlighted the most important concerns in this space and each panelist shared how their organization is working to build resilience, support preparedness/disaster management efforts, and address the health inequities resulting from climate change. At this virtual event, attendees had the opportunity to learn from leading experts in climate health, contribute ideas, and leave with action items to further climate resilience in their communities. Learn more.
Reflections on 10 years at the Intersection of Community Development & Health: How far have we come and where do we go from here?
The Build Healthy Places Network was founded 10 years ago to support and expand the development of a new field bridging the sectors of community development and health. Join Alliance member Public Health Institute for the next Network Commons and hear from key leaders in this movement to drive collaborative neighborhood investments to improve health, advance racial equity, and reduce poverty in communities across the country.
Join PHI’s Pacific ADA Center for the 2024 Americans with Disabilities Act Virtual Conference. Sessions will explore topics such as how to comply with the ADA, be more inclusive and provide higher quality services to people with disabilities. Participants will hear from a variety of experts in the field and enjoy opportunities to network with your peers.
Programs in San Francisco Offer Overdose Response Training for Youth and Community Members to Help Save Lives
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As 2023 comes to a close, we reflect on what the Bay Area Global Health Alliance has accomplished, how we have shifted to meet the moments and our members’ needs, and where we need to go to advance global health equity and innovation.
On Monday, October 30, 2023, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi received the first-ever Bay Area Global Health Alliance Leadership Award for her unwavering HIV/AIDS response leadership and contributions to advancing global health and equity throughout her career.
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...
Mary A. PittmanMary A. Pittman, DrPH, is the former chief executive officer and president of the Oakland-based Public Health Institute (PHI), one of the country’s largest and oldest non-profit public health organizations. Throughout her career, she has been a...
A Closer Look at Heat-Related Illness and Deaths: Who’s Most Vulnerable and What are Coping Strategies for Communities
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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.
Building Community Resilience Against the Health Effects of Wildfires and Air Pollution | Climate Health Convening
As California experiences a record-setting heat wave, Bay Area Global Health Alliance members Americares, Stanford University, Public Health Institute, UCSF, and Google had a virtual conversation on September 8, 2022 exploring the impact of wildfires, heat, and air pollution on the health of communities in the United States.