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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 –

A global health innovation district to be developed in Midtown

By Maria Saporta   A constellation of Georgia-based global health entities has zeroed in on a Midtown tower to serve as the center of Atlanta’s Global Health Innovation District.   The Center for Global Health Innovation is in the final stages of negotiations to move to Tower Square, the former AT&T Building (and before that Southern Bell

Local leaders boldly say Atlanta is THE center for global health

By Maria Saporta   In Atlanta, we’re used to making bold claims – some true, and some, not so much.   Now several key economic development leaders are making a new claim: Atlanta is THE center for global health. That’s a step up from what we used to say – that Atlanta is “a” center

Atlanta’s next big thing: world hub for health innovation, preparedness

Backers of a two-year effort to capitalize on Atlanta’s maturing health and medical sector are close to revealing details of a new health care innovation district that could galvanize the city’s next big technology boom, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has learned.   The proposed innovation hub has the potential to lure thousands of high-paying jobs to