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Policy Briefing: Update From DC | October 13, 2022

Policy Briefing: Update From DC | October 13, 2022

On October 13, the Bay Area Global Health Alliance and the Center for Global Health Innovation brought together premier global health advocacy organizations Global Health Council, Global Health Technologies Coalition, and Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria to update members on the US government’s global health budget, the impact of the pandemic on policy, new initiatives to spur innovation, and how to elevate equity in the global health agenda. 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?

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.

Real Talk Series: Community-Powered Health

Real Talk Series: Community-Powered Health

Join Alliance member IDEO.org for four short, compelling talks on Community-Powered Health. You will hear from four Health Equity Collective leaders who will speak to local and informal organizing efforts in driving wellness and transformation.

2023 Haas Healthcare Conference

2023 Haas Healthcare Conference

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.

A Global Health Conversation with Dr. Madhu Pai

A Global Health Conversation with Dr. Madhu Pai

Join Alliance member Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health for a conversation with global health leader and health equity advocate Dr. Madhu Pai, Canada Research Chair in Epidemiology & Global Health at McGill University. He will be joined in conversation with Global Health Faculty Fellow Paul Costello about his motivation and life journey, his work on infections and inequities, decolonizing global health, and the path towards allyship in global health. 

CPPR Conversation Series: Strengthening Health Security Systems

CPPR Conversation Series: Strengthening Health Security Systems

Join Alliance member UCSF Pandemic Initiative for Equity and Action for a conversation with Resolve to Save Live’s Amanda McClelland. Amanda will join UCSF to talk about Resolve’s work building country capacity to prevent future pandemics, including the 7-1-7 target for outbreak detection and control. Mike Reid, MD, MA, MPH will serve as moderator for the conversation.

MSD for Mothers: Maternity Matters – How the Private Sector can Advance Equitable Access to Care

MSD for Mothers: Maternity Matters – How the Private Sector can Advance Equitable Access to Care

Join Alliance Member MSD for Mothers for an in-person and virtual event co-hosted with DEVEX and the Country Connector on Private Sector in Health during the 76th World Health Assembly in Geneva. This event will explore how more collaborative engagement with local private sector providers can advance equitable access to quality maternal health care for mothers in low- and middle-income countries.

Announcing East Africa Biodesign

Announcing East Africa Biodesign

Stanford Biodesign, the University of Global Health Equity, and the University of Rwanda are proud to announce a new partnership to vitalize the health technology innovation ecosystem in East Africa. Join Alliance member Stanford University and its partners (in-person / virtually) as they share their vision for creating a local innovation engine for patient impact, and explore potential avenues for collaboration.

The Role of Exposure Notifications for Future Pandemic Response

The Role of Exposure Notifications for Future Pandemic Response

Join Alliance member UCSF’s Pandemic Initiative for Equity and Action for a webinar on the role of exposure notifications for future pandemic response. During the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 40 countries and 28 US states deployed the Google-Apple Exposure Notification (EN) smart-phone system. Malekinejad and Skehan will discuss EN’s potential utility for responding to outbreaks of similar infectious diseases.

Virtual Global Health Week

Virtual Global Health Week

Join Consortium of Universities for Global Health for their Virtual Global Health Week Satellite Sessions.

This event will take place virtually from October 30 to November 3, 2023, prior to the in-person conference from March 7-10, 2024 in Los Angeles, California. The Satellite Sessions will host 18 separate discussions ranging from pollution and the climate crisis, to mental health and equitable healthcare.

Insights to Action: Ideation on Implementation for Equity Follow-up Discussion

Insights to Action: Ideation on Implementation for Equity Follow-up Discussion

Join the Bay Area Global Health Alliance for the Insights to Action: Ideation on Implementation for Equity Follow-up Discussion.

The event will take place virtually on November 3, 2023 and will serve as a follow-up discussion to the Insights to Action: Ideation on Implementation for Equity event hosted by the Bay Area Global Health Alliance on October 26, 2023. You can read more about that event here. The event will provide attendees the opportunity to reflect and elaborate on the themes highlighted by the seven lightning talk speakers from October 26, as well as the chance to explore ideas for actionable next steps.

Gender Equity for a Stronger Health Workforce

Gender Equity for a Stronger Health Workforce

Join Living Goods for their co-hosted Conference on Public Health in Africa 2023 virtual side event, Gender Equity for a Stronger Health Workforce. Panelists will look at innovative financing, training and supporting health workforce teams including community health workers, and supporting policies that address gender inequality in the health workforce and in the design of programs and services.

Health Equity: From Lens to Science Symposium

Health Equity: From Lens to Science Symposium

Join UCSF for their Health Equity: From Lens to Science Symposium. The event aims to lay the foundation for creating a structured approach to embed health equity in research, starting from its foundational concepts to its broad application. The virtual symposium will feature guest speakers on the “lens,” data science, and action of health equity in research, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.

Fireside Chat and Reception with Dr. Raj Panjabi

Fireside Chat and Reception with Dr. Raj Panjabi

To start the new year and gather our global health community together, the Bay Area Global Health Alliance invites its members to a fireside chat with Dr. Raj Panjabi, followed by a networking reception at 6:30-8:30pm PT, Wednesday, January 10, at Accenture San...

Reimagining Healthcare in Emerging Markets: The Future of Healthcare Innovation and Investment

Reimagining Healthcare in Emerging Markets: The Future of Healthcare Innovation and Investment

oin the Bay Area Global Health Alliance at the renowned J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference for a panel discussion which will explore how forward-thinking companies and investors are strategically positioning themselves amidst demographic shifts and evolving markets – navigating through strategic investments and cultivating novel partnerships to build value for their organizations and diverse stakeholders.

Fireside Chat with Raj Panjabi

Fireside Chat with Raj Panjabi

Dr. Raj Panjabi, a prominent physician, entrepreneur, and former White House official, shared his rich experiences and insights with the global health community at a fireside chat hosted by the Bay Area Global Health Alliance at Accenture’s San Francisco office on January 10. The chat and reception immediately followed the Alliance’s rich panel on healthcare in emerging markets held at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference.