LSHTM & JHPIEGO: Global health awards honour Partnership member
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine wins 2009 annual Gates Foundation Award for Global Health
18 MAY 2009 |LONDON - The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has won the Gates Award for Global Health, and will receive $1 million in prize money. The award was established by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to recognise organizations that have made an outstanding contribution to improving global health, especially in resource-poor settings. The winners are chosen by a jury of international health leaders from more than 100 nominations from around the world, and the award is administered by the Global Health Council and will be presented at the Global Health Council annual conference at the end of May. The School is both the first academic institution to win the award and the first British winner.
Global Health Council's best practices award to JPHIEGO's Dr Harshad Sanghvi
15 MAY 2009 | BALTIMORE - JHPIEGO, an international non-profit health organization affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, is pleased to announce that Dr Harshad Sanghvi, Vice President and Medical Director of Jhpiego, has been awarded the 2009 Award for Best Practices in Global Health from the Global Health Council.
The award will be presented to Dr Sanghvi at the Council's 36th Annual International Conference on Global Health on May 28th in Washington, D.C.