1. Formation of the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA): The GHSA is a global partnership that aims to strengthen countries’ abilities to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease threats. It focuses on areas such as improving laboratory and surveillance systems and enhancing workforce capacity.
2. Creation of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria: This partnership provides funding and support to countries to prevent and treat these three major diseases. It has played a crucial role in scaling up access to life-saving medications and interventions globally.
3. The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC): This international treaty, developed by the World Health Organization (WHO), aims to reduce the harmful effects of tobacco consumption. It has led to increased collaboration among countries in implementing tobacco control measures.
4. The Vaccine Alliance (Gavi): Gavi is a global partnership focused on increasing access to immunization in low-income countries. It has helped save millions of lives by delivering vaccines to those who need them the most.
5. The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI): This partnership, led by WHO, Rotary International, UNICEF, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), works towards eradicating polio globally. It has made significant progress in reducing polio cases worldwide.
6. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Goal 3 of the SDGs focuses on ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all. The SDGs have provided a framework for global health partnerships and collaborations to work towards achieving universal health coverage and addressing various health challenges.
7. The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI): CEPI is a global partnership that aims to accelerate the development of vaccines against emerging infectious diseases. It has played a critical role in facilitating the rapid development of COVID-19 vaccines.
8. The Access to Medicines movement: Various partnerships and collaborations have emerged to address the issue of access to affordable medicines, particularly in low-income countries. These initiatives aim to increase access to life-saving medications for diseases like HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis.
9. The Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA): GHWA is a partnership focused on addressing the global shortage of health workers. It aims to strengthen health workforce education, training, and retention to ensure adequate healthcare provision across the world.
10. The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund): This partnership aims to accelerate the development of new health technologies to tackle infectious diseases prevalent in low- and middle-income countries. It focuses on funding research and development for diagnostics, drugs, and vaccines.
Note: The ranking of these developments can vary based on individual perspectives and the specific context of global health partnerships.