The Global Health Advocacy Incubator has held several events to showcase the work of advocates and partners working to enact and implement laws that saves lives and to improve public health around the world. Click below to watch and learn more.
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.
Elevating Voices of Victims & Survivors — and Advancing Policy Change
On November 18, 2021, GHAI hosted a Twitter chat and Twitter Spaces conversation in honor of World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims and explored how the voices of road traffic victims’ advocates and survivors contribute to lifesaving policy change.
Our Global Health Advocacy Story: In the Fight for Global Health
On November 4, 2021, GHAI celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and heard from GHAI’s global team and national partners how our mission grew from the successes and lessons learned from the global tobacco control movement — and where we go from here.
GHAI Launches Trans Fat Elimination Tools; Shares Advocacy Lessons from India, Philippines
On September 29, 2021, GHAI celebrated World Heart Day with a virtual event demonstrating the power of civil society advocates to advance policies that improve heart health.
Epidemic Preparedness Budget Advocacy Framework Unveiled at UNGA Side Event
On September 22, 2021, GHAI launched the Budget Advocacy Framework for Increased and Sustained Epidemic Preparedness Investment at an unofficial virtual side event of the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly.
Youth Voices and Engagement are Key to Successful Advocacy Campaigns Around the World
On August 31 2021, youth advocates from the Caribbean, South Africa, Indonesia and the United States came together to discuss their experiences advocating for healthy food and tobacco policies and sharing best practices on how civil society organizations can engage youth in their advocacy campaigns.
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.
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.
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.