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March 5, 2024 Case Studies

A Victory for Public Health Information Campaigns in Colombia

In 2017, Colombia’s Constitutional Court ruled that civil society organizations have the right to share public health information, and consumers have the right to see it. This public health victory followed a legal campaign by civil society against the food and beverage industry efforts to influence the media and government to keep the information hidden.
May 31, 2023 News

Experts at World Health Assembly Share Best Practices for Using Health Taxes to Prevent NCDs

Read more about our event, “Using the Power of Taxes to Prevent NCDs” that was held alongside the World Health Assembly and in collaboration with the World Health Organization on May 23. The event convened a group of global health experts to discuss how advocacy can build the political will for taxes and other fiscal policies that tackle the burden of non-communicable diseases and improve health at scale.

November 29, 2022 News

GHAI Hosts Virtual Event During UNGA on Advocacy for Country Ownership

On September 22, 2020, during the 75th U.N. General Assembly, GHAI convened representatives from across government, civil society and philanthropy to discuss the journey to health program sustainability and explored how international donors and local leadership can work together to plan, design and advocate for public health initiatives for sustainability from the beginning.

November 29, 2022 News

Public Health Advocacy After the Pandemic

On May 25, 2021, GHAI hosted a conversation about how advocates can advance effective public health policies in a world disrupted by COVID-19—disruptions that underscore the urgency of health advocacy even while making some traditional advocacy activities more difficult. This event was held alongside the 74th World Health Assembly.

November 29, 2022 News

Locally Led Advocacy: Opportunities, Challenges and What We’ve Learned Along the Way

On August 31, 2021, GHAI hosted a Twitter Spaces conversation with an exploration of “locally led advocacy” — what it means, why it’s important, how to do it, and how to do it better and addressed a number of questions confronting the global health community.

November 29, 2022 News

The Power of Advocacy: A Conversation with Lucy Martinez Sullivan

On February 2, 2022, GHAI hosted the first episode of Advocacy in Action— our newest series of conversations taking listeners behind the scenes of campaigns that save lives— via Twitter Spaces. Mena El-Turky introduced the conversation between GHAI Communications Director Jennifer Patterson and GHAI’s new Senior Vice President, Lucy Martinez Sullivan, about the power of advocacy.

November 29, 2022 News

Fiscal Policies for Health Webinar

On May 24, the Global Health Advocacy Incubator hosted a webinar on the role of fiscal policy in public health. GHAI’s Senior Vice President Lucy Martinez Sullivan moderated a lively discussion between Omei Bongos of Gatefield Impact, Nigeria and Sana Ullah Ghumman of Pakistan National Heart Association.

November 29, 2022 News

Advocacy In Action: Celebrating Youth Advocates

In commemoration of International Youth Day, the Global Health Advocacy Incubator’s (GHAI) hosted the latest episode of Advocacy in Action, Celebrating Youth Activists. This conversation celebrated our youth advocates around the world who are working across policy areas to build a healthier future.

April 9, 2024 Program Types

Food and Nutrition

We build support for healthy food policy solutions at the national level.