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CGI Community in the News – March 22, 2024

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Four updates from the CGI) community this week – including highlights from CGI commitment-makers for World Water Day, a new partnership with the University of Global Health Equity, and a new oxygen pipeline launched by The Global Fund and the Clinton Health Access Initiative.

For World Water Day, Water.org’s CEO and co-founder Gary White discusses water resilience on the UN Global Compact podcast 

In celebration of World Water Day, Gary White spoke on the UN Global Compact’s “Moving Business Forward Faster” podcast to share his perspective on how organizations can help build water resilience. In 2022, Water.org committed to launching the Water and Climate Initiative to reach 100 million people living in poverty with safe water and sanitation solutions. Read more. 

Learn more about CGI commitment-makers working to advance clean water and sanitation worldwide. And don’t miss our recent ‘Quick question’ with Water.org’s Matt Damon and Vedika Bhandarkar. 

CGI commitment-maker awarded $1 million to advance financial literacy for rural and migrant workers

Penn Live reports on Mackenzie Scott’s awarding of $640 million to nonprofits across the country. CGI-commitment maker Rural and Migrant Ministry, Inc. received funding to support efforts to boost financial literacy and services across rural New York . Read more. 

The Global Fund launches oxygen pipeline in collaboration with the Clinton Health Access Initiative

The Nation reports on The Global Fund’s recent installation of a medical oxygen pipeline, thanks to its collaboration with the Clinton Health Access Initiative. In 2022, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria committed to launching the Africa Frontline First – Catalytic Fund. Read more. 

New partnership to support the development of the University of Global Health Equity

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) and Novartis are joining forces to strengthen health outcomes and advance healthcare innovation. in low- and lower-middle income countries. Through the partnership, UGHE candidate Jean Paul Ndayizeye will join Novartis’ 2024 cohort of its Next Generation Scientist program. In 2022, UGHE and partners committed to educating 3,000 African health care leaders over the next 25 years. Read more.