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Global Health Advocacy Incubator

Washington, United States
Joined April 2017

Building Advocates for a Healthier World

Presence in: Brazil, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Vietnam, Zambia
Focus: Citizenship, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Health

The Global Health Advocacy Incubator at the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids draws on lessons learned from tobacco control advocacy campaigns in more than 50 countries to provide training and assistance to other public health advocacy initiatives funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, such as road safety and data for health. The Advocacy Incubator supports civil society organizations in advocating for evidence-based policies to improve public health and decrease death and disease. This mission is accomplished by providing training and technical assistance for existing organizations working on public health policy, identifying new partners where needed, and assisting in the development and implementation of strategic advocacy campaigns to promote the adoption and implementation of public health policies.

People Associated With This Organization

Aaron Schwid

United States  
Global Health Advocacy Incubator
Joined April 2017
Interests: Corruption, Generalist Legal Services, Health
Mr Schwid is an international human rights attorney, specializing in public health issues. He serves as the Senior Legal Advisor for the Bloomberg Global Health Advocacy Incubator. Funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Advocacy Incubator provides training, mentoring, strategic planning, and technical assistance in public health advocacy to groups working on Bloomberg Philanthropies’ growing number of public health projects around the world. On road safety, he has provided strategic and legal assistance to civil society and governments in priority countries, including the Philippines, Tanzania, India, and Vietnam. He has been involved in international tobacco control policy since 2010, working as legal advisor to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK). He received a Juris Doctorate from The George Washington University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Politics from Brandeis University. He is licensed to practice law in California (inactive) and Washington, DC.
Aaron Schwid is the network champion (main point of contact) for Global Health Advocacy Incubator.

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