GLOBAL HEALTH

Other Global Health Initiatives With Which Bill Works

Global Health Corps (founded by Barbara Bush) - Global Health Corps is a U.S. non-profit organization that offers a competitive fellowship to support emerging global health leaders. Global Health Corps selects young professionals for paid, 13 month fellowships with organizations promoting health equity in East Africa, Southern Africa, and the United States

Seed Global Health (founded by Vanessa Kerry) - Seed Global Health, formerly known as Global Health Service Corps, is a non-profit organization started in 2011 which helps to provide nursing and medical training support in resource-limited countries. Seed Global Health collaborates with the Peace Corps to create the Global Health Service Partnership.

MindUp - The Goldie Hawn Foundation is a not-for-profit organization founded to help children develop the knowledge and tools they need to manage stress, regulate emotions and face the challenges of the 21st century with optimism, resilience and compassion.

Bill and Gavi Alliance

Gavi landscapeBill was appointed the first Envoy for the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations (GAVI), founded by Bill and Melinda Gates, rising to Vice Chair in 2018 - 2020. Bill raises awareness about the importance of childhood vaccines in fighting major killers like pneumonia and diarrhoeal diseases.

Bill became a board a member in 2015, and was appointed as Chairman of the subcommittee for unaffiliated trustees in 2016.

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Bill and amfAR

bill roedy amfARBill served as Chair of amfAR, having joined the amfAR board in October 2010. Bill Is active in a wide range of corporate social responsibility issues, particularly those that target young people.

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Bill and GBCHealth

william h roedy GBChealthMr. Roedy served as founding Member and Chair of the Global Business Coalition (GBC) on HIV/AIDS from 1999-2002, significantly increasing the commitment of the business community around the world to fight the pandemic. In December 2010, Mr Roedy became the Chairman of their Corporate Advisory Board.

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About GHC

william h roedy GHCGlobal Health Corps (GHC) are a leadership development organization focused on health equity. GHC are building a global community of diverse young leaders changing the face of global health, providing opportunities for young professionals from diverse backgrounds to work on the frontlines of the fight for global health equity.

Bill and UNAIDS

william h roedy unaidsIn 1998, Bill was named Ambassador for UNAIDS (the joint United Nations programme on HIV/AIDS) because of his extensive travels and advocacy battling the disease. He has addressed the United Nations General Assembly on several occasions regarding the pandemic, and was the General Assembly keynote speaker, along with Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, at the 2010 Model UN.

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Bill and MTV Staying Alive

Bill served as Chairman of the MTV Staying Alive Foundation, which has funded 272 small entities in 60 countries. This is a person-to-person organization that makes it possible for heroic young people to tackle the AIDS epidemic at the grassroots level in brave, bold, inspirational and creative ways. It reaches people at the ground level and is saving lives every day through peer education.

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