Dr. Collins' Testimony from the Review of the FY2018 Budget Request for the National Institutes of Health

On Thursday, June 22, 2017, the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, a subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, held a hearing to review the FY2018 budget request for the NIH. Click here to read Dr. Collins' testimony.

Member Highlights: University of Copenhagen School of Global Health

The School of Global Health - University of Copenhagen (UC) coordinates and improves health research and training at the University. In collaboration with local and global partners, it promotes health and development by research and evidence based interventions to address major health problems affecting low and middle income countries. The school provides the framework for collaborative, interdisciplinary, cross-faculty research and educational activities locally, with a constantly updated global perspective.

Call for Nominations for the 2018 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award

Gairdner invites the scientific community to nominate qualified scientists from any branch of global health. This Award recognizes the world’s top scientists who have made outstanding achievements in Global Health Research. Over the past decade the John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award has grown significantly to become one of the world’s most prestigious recognitions of excellence in global health research.

Nominees should be individuals who have made major scientific advances with a significant impact on health outcomes in the developing world. The award is science-focused, and is not intended for those with primarily leadership and administrative accomplishments.

Nominations for the 2018 awards are due by October 1, 2017.
Further information and how to nominate

Seeking Case Studies, Effective Programs and Courses to Address the Following Global Health Challenges

There are effective solutions to address many global challenges. However, there is a wide knowledge-needs gap. To overcome this, we are seeking open access, quality case studies, effective programs, and courses to address the following problems specified in this form. Many of them were outlined in the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s report on global health released May 15, 2017.

Promote Gender Equity at Your Organization's Next Event

According to the Women Leaders in Global Health Initiative (WLGHI), "women make up the vast majority of those working in the field of global health, but are seriously underrepresented at the institutional decision-making level." Interested in promoting equal gender representation at your next event? Refer to WLGHI's Event Checklist when planning your next event. Also be sure to read Dr.