LIVESTRONG Global Policy 2011Presentation Transcript
Global Policy 101 2011 Agenda
UN Summit &US Response
So what? People are dying from cancer, every minute, all around the world. Cancer kills more people globally than HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined. The world’s leaders need to act. We were instrumental in getting the United Nations to take notice. Now we need a unified, global commitment to action.
Then what? If we act, we can save lives right now. We have seen effective examples in India, Haiti, and other countries around the world.
Will we stand by and watch people suffer and die needlessly or will we act – one world, with a unified goal of saving lives?
Now what? Targeting decision-makers… U.S. > White House, Congress, etc. Global > UN ambassadors, health ministers, etc. Targeting media… Online campaign Op-Eds Targeting grassroots…
U.S. Global Health Initiative (GHI), FY 2011 Budget Request By Sector In Millions Total = $9.6 billion U.S. Global Health Budget
Change U.S. global health policy to focus on improvements in how healthcare is delivered U.S. leadership role at the UN NCD Summit What we want the U.S. to do…
Leadership role by LIVESTRONG at meeting Action-oriented outcome document produced at meeting includes provisions that benefit people living with cancer Indication of policy shift towards health system strengthening Cancer as a model for health system strengthening What we want from the UN summit…