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Welcome to the New Site on the Framework Convention on Global Health (FCGH)

On December 28, 2014, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off

We welcome you to the new website developed to facilitate engagement, advocacy, and support from people across the world for adopting and implementing a Framework Convention on Global Health (FCGH), aimed at helping eradicate persistent health inequities and establishing the right to health for all. We will try to continuously…

Announcement of the launching of the Platform for a Framework Convention on Global Health (FCGH)

On December 22, 2014, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Platform for a Framework Convention on Global Health (FCGH). The Platform grows out of the formative work on the FCGH by JALI (the Joint Action and Learning Initiative on National and Global Responsibilities for Health), and represents as new phase, distinct…

From Afghanistan to Ebola: 8 lessons for Global Governance for Health and a Framework Convention on Global Health

On December 12, 2014, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off

By Eric A. Friedman You may have missed this news from mid-October: Due to the plethora of humanitarian disasters demanding global resources, along with the diminishing international combat presence in Afghanistan, the World Food Programme (WFP) has been forced to cut food rations in Afghanistan, affecting up to 1 million…

Africa: Ebola: Can Global Health Be Sustainably Promoted Without A Framework Convention for Global Health?

On December 5, 2014, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off

analysis By Eric A. Friedman, Lawrence O. Gostin, Mayowa Joel and Rotimi Sankore Lagos — Few events remind us more of humanity’s shared health vulnerability than the outbreak of an untreatable, highly lethal disease that is resisting efforts to contain it, spreading from community to community, and across borders from…