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Join UC Berkeley School of Public Health for their online MPH Information Session. The session will provide valuable insights into the program, curriculum, and career opportunities available to prospective students. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet with the...
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.
A panel discussion on global health and technology featuring Bay Area Global Health Alliance members. This panel served as part of the UC Berkeley Haas Healthcare Association two-day conference, “Finding New Breath: Emerging Stronger Through Health Crises.”
The COVID-19 pandemic and the associated infodemic – the abundance of information, both true and false, spreading at unprecedented speed and scale – has created myriad challenges for public health professionals. In this webinar, speakers from Alliance member UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health will discuss their view that information environments are social determinants of health and describe their vision for how local infodemiologists – field epidemiologists for the infodemic – can begin addressing misinformation and building healthy information environments in their communities.
Join Alliance member UC Berkeley for a special in-person conversation with Dr. Diana Ramos, Surgeon General of California as a part of Berkeley Public Health’s Dean Speaker Series 2023: Heroes of Public Health. Dr. Ramos has more than three decades of cross-cutting experience and expertise with a focus on reproductive health.
Now in its 16th year, Alliance member UC Berkeley’s Haas Healthcare Conference brings together over 400 corporate leaders, graduate students, digital health entrepreneurs, life science professionals, and public health champions to explore market and sector trends. After the last three years in which the unprecedented effects of COVID have reshaped the healthcare system, the conference welcome leaders from across the industry to discuss how to build the future of healthcare from this new foundation.
Join Alliance member UC Berkeley and the German Center for Research and Innovation San Francisco at a conversation about how the United States and Germany collaborate more to foster digital health innovations, particularly for aging populations.
Health Disparities in former NFL Players: Findings from the Football Players Health Study at Harvard University
Join UC Berkeley School of Public Health for their insights on the Football Players Health Study at Harvard University, a comprehensive research program that examines the health and wellbeing of former National Football League (NFL) players, by focusing on conditions and injuries that former players have identified as most important for both their short- and long-term health. As a researcher who focuses on the importance of centering the community in research studies, Dr. Whittington will share insights on health disparities in former NFL players.
Join UC Berkeley School of Public Health for their Online MPH Application Clinic. Their online admissions team will share details about the program requirements, best practices to prepare, and tips for submitting an authentic and competitive application.
Join the Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases (CEND) at UC Berkeley for their 14th Annual Symposium. CEND aims to strengthen connections between scientists working on infectious diseases of global health importance and the broader global health research, therapeutics development, and advocacy communities. The focus of the 14th Annual Symposium is Fundamental Mechanisms, Breakthrough Therapies and Beyond.
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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.
Too often, promising health interventions do not reach the world’s most vulnerable or are not effectively adapted to community needs and constraints, resulting in critical needs remaining unmet and growing health inequity. On Thursday, October 26, 2023, the Bay Area Global Health Alliance’s Insights to Action event explored practical solutions to close the gap between what we know and what we do, using the lens of implementation science to advance health equity.
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Last week Sara Anderson, Executive Director of the Alliance, was honored to be part of the White House Roundtable on AI and Health. The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy convened a distinguished group of leaders from across sectors to discuss how artificial intelligence (AI) can be safely deployed to improve health outcomes, with a special breakout session on the use of AI to improve public health and global health. To prepare for the meeting, the Alliance sought input from our multi-sector members and key stakeholders on what three-four points they would make if they were at the table.
The Alliance hosted an informal gathering of members including: Fistula Foundation, Kapnek Trust Zimbabwe, Friends of Chidamoyo, UC Berkeley, UCSF Bixby Center for Reproductive Health, Stanford, MedShare, Viamo, and CCBRT Tanzania to share experiences in rural healthcare delivery. Digital innovations such as the Butterfly Ultrasound device, which attaches to a cell phone and provides access to specialists for image analysis, were discussed as critical for low-resources settings.
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...
Stefano M. BertozziDr. Stefano M. Bertozzi is the former Dean and Professor of Health Policy and Management at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Previously, he directed the HIV and tuberculosis programs at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Bertozzi...