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LIVESTRONG Global Policy 2011

LIVESTRONG Global Policy 2011






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  • Ex. Research inspires pilot programs that, if successful, we can scale via legislation, standards.Global policy just one part of broader cancer policy platform. Ours is now updated and on-line!Ideally, we can model state and federal initiatives (CPRIT, ACA) to achieve similar global wins.
  • We want more than a meeting in Sept. We want leaders to do something about the problem… We have solutions that work in even the poorest settings. And those people deserve to survive. We know what will happen if we don’t do anything – people will continue to die of cancer/NCDs.
  • Dave, Loyce, and Morgan speak to recent or upcoming meetings (DC, int’l) and their outcomes Katherine and Heidi pursuing social and traditional media PR; note recent ex and summit opps Working with contractors and other US or global/regional orgs to tap public interest and energy
  • Dave speaks to the potential US leadership role in reframing how countries view global health…

LIVESTRONG Global Policy 2011 LIVESTRONG Global Policy 2011 Presentation 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
    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…