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December 7, 2021

Sen. Roger Wicker, Rep. Ami Bera, and NEST360 honored with GHTC Innovating for Impact Awards

GHTC today honored Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) for their leadership in supporting global health research and development (R&D) with its 2021 Innovating for Impact Awards, which celebrate the US policymakers and partnerships driving global health innovation. GHTC also recognized Newborn Essential Solutions and Technologies (NEST360) for its work advancing innovations to end preventable newborn deaths.

September 30, 2021

GHTC’s Philip Kenol recognized as finalist for WGHA Rising Star Award

GHTC Multilateral Policy and Advocacy Officer Philip Kenol was selected as a finalist for Washington Global Health Alliance's (WGHA) Rising Star Award, which recognizes an individual age 40 or under who is making an exceptional impact in a global health organization or initiative.

September 16, 2021

GHTC statement on US Global COVID-19 Summit and commitment to support targets

GHTC applauds the US government’s efforts to host a Global COVID-19 Summit on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly next week and calls on heads of state, multilateral and regional bodies, and private-sector and non-governmental leaders to take this moment to take a fresh look at how to tackle the pandemic globally and solve the inequities that have plagued the COVID-19 response the past year and a half. 

June 28, 2021

Senate Introduction of International Pandemic Preparedness and COVID-19 Response Act Highlights Urgent Need to Allocate Funding Approved in March for the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations

Leaders of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee acted last week to strengthen America’s leadership on global health security by introducing the International Pandemic Preparedness and COVID-19 Response Act of 2021. Among many important elements, the bill includes authorization of U.S. participation in the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and reiterates congressional intent for the U.S. Agency for International Development to make an “immediate contribution” of $300 million to CEPI from funding allocated for that purpose in the American Rescue Plan Act passed in March.