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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 (COvid  Vaccines

CGHI 2020 Year in Review

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 and BellSouth)

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Framework Released by CGHI, Charles River Associates

ATLANTA — The Center for Global Health Innovation (CGHI) has collaborated with Kirsten Axelsen and Rajini Jayasuriya of Charles River Associates (CRA) to co-develop an economic framework for vaccine distribution in efforts to combat the global pandemic due to COVID-19.The Vaccine Economics and Equity Group (VEEG) partnership between CGHI and CRA built the framework for decisionmakers to

We are here for you. We are listening. We will not be silent.

An Open Letter from CEO Maria Thacker-Goethe Dear Members and Partners:There has been a pattern of social injustice toward the Black community and communities of color for too long. I have spent these recent trying days in dialogue with young community leaders, personal friends and business colleagues who are in pain, confused, scared and angry.

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 for global

Global Health Crisis Coordination Center Launches in Atlanta to Confront COVID-19 Outbreak

ATLANTA–The Global Health Crisis Coordination Center (GHC3) has been formed to develop and lead a partner coalition of corporations and nonprofits that can assist public officials in real-time problem-solving and coordination during health related crises. Following more than 18 months of planning and collaboration, GHC3 has officially launched upon the request of the CDC Foundation to immediately

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 the