The Global Health Track focuses on the access to and quality of health services, products, and systems in four priority areas—infectious diseases, women’s and children’s health, non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and mental health. This year, the Track will explore four integrated approaches relevant to the priority areas—technology for health, financing for health, health systems strengthening, and government leadership. Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) members in this Track work across sectors to develop and implement collaborative solutions to global health challenges.

2016 Focus Areas

  • Approaches: Financing, Technology, Health Systems Strengthening, Government Leadership
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Mental Health
  • Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Women’s and Children’s Health


In 2015, members in the Global Health Track convened to discuss a variety of topics, including health systems strengthening, workplace health promotion, safe surgery, and maternal, child, and adolescent health. In addition, CGI members’ efforts in these areas were facilitated through the Non-Communicable Diseases Action Network and the robust, coordinated response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa by the CGI community

Selected Commitments 

Bringing Warmth to 100,000 Babies
Commitment by: Embrace Innovations
Commitment Partners: Millennium Promise,, Nuru International, One Heart World-Wide

In 2015, Embrace Innovations committed to help save the lives of 100,000 babies across sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia with the Embrace infant warmer. Embrace warmers are an innovative solution to regulating the temperature of vulnerable infants; the warmers do not require a constant supply of electricity, and they cost a fraction of the prices of existing solutions. Read more »

Aspen Management Partnership for Health
Commitment by: Aspen Institute
Commitment Partners: GlaxoSmithKline PLC; Harvard University; MDG Health Alliance; Partners in Health; USAID; Born Free Africa; McCann Worldgroup

In 2015, The Aspen Institute committed to address health system challenges in six high-burden countries by providing in-country managerial, financial, and strategic expertise to Ministries of Health, while creating a platform for collaboration and knowledge-sharing across sectors. Read more »


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