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Harnessing Tech and Social Media to Educate and Save Lives | December 9, 2020

Harnessing Tech and Social Media to Educate and Save Lives | December 9, 2020

A panel hosted by the Bay Area Global Health Alliance at the Global Digital Health Forum in which experts discuss the efforts of tech, social media and digital and public health to educate, inform and keep people safe. Alliance board members Praveen Raja (Facebook) and Hema Budaraju (Google) joined Andy Pattison (WHO), Heidi Larson (Vaccine Confidence Project) and Rachel Sibande (Digital Impact Alliance, UN Foundation) on the panel moderated by Ben Plumley (A Shot in the Arm podcast).

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Increasing Burden of Non-communicable Diseases Among Refugees and Migrants

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Increasing Burden of Non-communicable Diseases Among Refugees and Migrants

Join Alliance member WHO for a webinar that will shed light on the burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) among people on the move and the major risk factors. The findings of the first WHO World report on the health of refugees and migrants will be presented and the positive examples from various countries in tackling NCDs among refugee and migrant populations will be showcased.

Google Health @ WHA76: Cocktail Reception

Google Health @ WHA76: Cocktail Reception

Join Alliance member Google Health on May 22, 5:00pm – 7:00pm CEST for a cocktail reception at the 76th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. Dr. Karen DeSalvo, Google’s Chief Health Officer and Dr. Catharina Boehme, Assistant Director-General for the World Health Organization will be presenting on the impactful, collaborative work that Google and the World Health Organization have accomplished together and will be sharing the next steps to expanding their promising collaboration.

Uplift – A Week for Social Good

Uplift – A Week for Social Good

Join Hootsuite’s FREE week of educational sessions that will help you succeed on social media led by experts from world-leading nonprofits and more. Andy Pattison, Team Lead at Alliance member World Health Organization is a speaker.

The State of the Alliance 2023

The State of the Alliance 2023

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.

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.

WHO Tech Task Force and Bay Area Global Health Alliance Joint Meeting  | February 15, 2023

WHO Tech Task Force and Bay Area Global Health Alliance Joint Meeting | February 15, 2023

On February 15, the Alliance hosted a meeting marking the third anniversary of the formation of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tech Task Force. Representatives from Google, Meta, TikTok, Amazon and other tech companies joined Alliance members for networking and short presentations by Andy Pattison, Team Lead Digital Channels, WHO and his esteemed WHO colleagues, Drs. Ruediger Krech, Director, Health Promotion and Vinayak Prasad, Program Manager.

Our Members

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...

Our Story

Our StoryThe Bay Area Global Health Alliance’s mission is to advance global health innovation and equity and improve health outcomes by connecting and convening its cross-sector, multi-disciplinary members and partners.Our ValuesOur theory of change is based on the...

An Alliance Conversation with Baraka Impact Finance: The Role for Private Sector Capital in The Funding of Global Health Solutions

An Alliance Conversation with Baraka Impact Finance: The Role for Private Sector Capital in The Funding of Global Health Solutions

On July 20 at UCSF, the Bay Area Global Health Alliance hosted Baraka Impact Finance for a conversation on innovative financing for global health in emerging markets. The discussion highlighted the potential of private capital to drive impactful health solutions, the growing interest in impact-focused investments, and the need for greater collaboration between investors, entrepreneurs, and nonprofits to address the challenges faced in global health financing.

WHO Tech Task Force and Bay Area Global Health Alliance Joint Meeting

WHO Tech Task Force and Bay Area Global Health Alliance Joint Meeting

On February 15, the Alliance hosted a meeting marking the third anniversary of the formation of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tech Task Force. Representatives from Google, Meta, TikTok, Amazon and other tech companies joined Alliance members for networking and short presentations by Andy Pattison, Team Lead Digital Channels, WHO and his esteemed WHO colleagues, Drs. Ruediger Krech, Director, Health Promotion and Vinayak Prasad, Program Manager.

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.