Why the Global Health Council folded, and what’s next

Global Health Council booth. The council will cease operations in the coming months. Photo by: GHC Facebook

Twenty-twelve marks an important year for the Global Health Council — 40 years since it was founded.

But instead of celebrating that milestone, GHC will shut its doors in the coming months and forgo its annual conference for the first time since 1973.

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    Jaclyn Schiff

    Jaclyn Schiff is a Washington-based correspondent for Devex. Her focus is on global health and professional development. Jaclyn is also the managing editor of the Brazen Careerist’s blog, and she has written for the U.N. Dispatch, allAfrica.com, CBSNews.com, National Public Radio, PBS MediaShift and other news sources. She is the founder of MediaSchiff, which provides real-time social media services for events and conferences.