Global Health Policy Center

CSIS' Global Health Policy Center (GHPC) is a leading policy research institution focused on building bipartisan awareness about global health and its importance to U.S. national security.


The Global Health Policy Center's goal is to work with diverse stakeholders to make U.S. global health efforts more strategic, integrated, and sustainable over the long-term.  The Center has played a key role in shaping successful U.S. global health efforts over the last decade by working directly with policymakers, partnering with developing country experts, and convening influential, high-level working groups like the HIV/AIDS Task Force and the Commission on Smart Global Health Policy. 

Across the entire spectrum of the Center's work, there is a common goal of generating new content and analyses in a bipartisan fashion to shape U.S. policy approaches on global health.  The Center conducts ongoing research on multiple facets of U.S. global health policy and brings policymakers to CSIS for in-depth discussions on global health engagement.

The Global Health Policy Center is also helping broaden the community of supporters for global health with interactive content at its website,  The website aims to act as a forum for engagement as well as a forum for new and exciting voices in the field of health and development. We encourage you to join the conversation.

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    The CSIS Global Health Policy Center closely examines U.S. approaches to combat global HIV/AIDS.

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    As an international community, we have few opportunities to do something that is unquestionably good for every country and every child, in perpetuity. Polio eradication is one of these opportunities.

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    The CSIS Global Health Policy Center provides in-depth analysis of U.S. and international approaches to family planning programs in some of the world’s most vulnerable communities.

  • The CSIS Global Health Policy Center provides critical insights into efforts to promote universal health coverage (UHC), particularly in low and middle income countries.

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    The CSIS Global Health Policy Center is putting a focus on health in Myanmar in the context of the country’s political transition towards democracy and peace, economic growth, and human development.

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    The CSIS Global Health Policy Center is putting a focus on South Africa, its health system, and the U.S. bilateral health relationship.

  • Past work of the Global Health Policy Center.

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