Promotes human rights as the basis for health policy; Counter-balances liberal and market-driven perspectives; Shifts the health policy agenda to recognize the political, social and economic barriers to better health; Improves civil society's capacity to hold national and international governments, global international financial institutions and corporations to account (including WHO and the World Bank);
Strengthens the links between civil society organisations around the world; Provides a forum for magnifying the voice of the poor and vulnerable.
Supports and facilitates global health research conducted by U.S. and international investigators, building partnerships between health research institutions in the U.S. and abroad, and training the next generation of scientists to address global health needs.
Fosters critical global relationships, coordinates international engagement across HHS and the U.S. government, and provides leadership and expertise in global health diplomacy and policy to contribute to a safer, healthier world.
A comprehensive global health media education project, which includes information about politics & global health, stories of global health champions, video clips from the PBS television series and a global health atlas.