Kristina Forbes

Coalition Advocates for New Federal Health Agency to Locate Headquarters in Georgia

Sen. Raphael Warnock and Rep. Buddy Carter Lead Georgia Delegation Letter Urging Biden Administration to Place New Agency in Georgia   ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A coalition of Georgia business, academic, and nonprofit leaders have partnered to promote Georgia as the home for the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H). The ARPA-H Georgia Coalition is coordinating advocacy

The Center for Global Health Innovation Announces Award of $9.8 Million Grant to Address Vaccine Hesitancy in 7 States

The Center for Global Health Innovation (CGHI) today announced the award of $9,850,664 from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to fund the Center’s Vaccine Access and Training (VAT) initiative.   The Center for Global Health Innovation will deploy community health workers across Georgia, Alabama,

The Global Health Crisis Coordination Center’s Information Equity Project “COVIED” Announces the Roll-Out of Innovative Tools and Resources for Enhancing COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake

ATLANTA –The Global Health Crisis Coordination Center (GHC3), a division of the Center for Global Health Innovation (CGHI), and their partners have completed the primary phases in the COvid Vaccines Information Equity and Demand creation (COVIED) project and plan to distribute their findings via the National Association of City and County Health Officers (NACCHO) COVID-19

THE CENTER FOR GLOBAL HEALTH INNOVATION LAUNCHES INNOVATION DISTRICT IN 47-STORY TOWER IN MIDTOWN ATLANTA

District’s launch enabled by strategic partnerships across philanthropic and industry leaders, including Sharecare, Transwestern and anonymous West Coast foundation   ATLANTA – The Center for Global Health Innovation (CGHI) today announced the launch of a new global health district in Midtown Atlanta that is poised to become the world’s leading hub for innovation at the

Global health coalition formed during pandemic innovates for future

By Melanie Lasoff LevsAssociate Editor, Atlanta Business ChronicleRead original article here   Soon after the pandemic started in early 2020, it became obvious to global public health officials, state health departments, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation and other healthcare and public policy entities that coordination and information sharing was paramount –

NIAMRRE Welcomes the Center for Global Health Innovation as a New Member

Membership Will Support Cross-Sector Collaboration to Address Global Public Health   AMES, IOWA (September 13, 2021) — The National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education (NIAMRRE), a member organization that drives cross-sector engagement and coordinated action to address the global threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), today announced the Center for Global Health Innovation (CGHI) as

National Science Foundation Awards CGHI $1.2MM Grant to Implement BACE in 5 Additional States

ATLANTA, GA – The Center for Global Health Innovation (CGHI) has been awarded a $1.2MM grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to expand the Biotechnician Assistant Credentialing Exam (BACE) in 5 states as a tool to certify an individual’s capabilities and accelerate the development of the bioscience workforce. The BACE credential was developed through

Together we will continue to press forward

At the Center for Global Health Innovation (CGHI), we condemn racism and expressions of hate, bias, and discrimination in all forms. The recent attacks on Asians and Asian Americans, including the horrific mass shooting here in Georgia, have reminded us once again that COVID-19 and the rhetoric surrounding it disproportionately affect communities of color. A

GHC3 Creates Information Equity Program for Vaccine Acceptance with Funding from CDC, Task Force for Global Health

Accessible, Equitable, Context-Specific Information on COVID-19 Vaccines Are Focus of New $3.5 Million Information Equity Program   GHC3 to Fill Gaps in Vaccine Acceptance with Funding from CDC, Task Force for Global Health   ATLANTA – With a recent $3.5 million award, the Global Health Crisis Coordination Center (GHC3) and their partners have launched COVIED

CGHI 2020 Year in Review