WHO WE ARE
The Equity Initiative is an exciting new program to nurture and facilitate the development of an entire generation of health equity leaders (500+) over a twenty-year period.
WHAT WE DO
The Equity Initiative’s goal is to build a thriving and sustainable network of multi-sectoral actors to create a community for health equity in Southeast Asia and China.
The 2016 Inaugural Cohort consists of talented leaders hailing from 9 countries throughout the region, working in government, NGO, academic and the private sector.
HOW TO APPLY
The open application period for The Equity Initiative 2017-2018 fellowship program is now closed. If you are interested in becoming a Fellow, click below for more information.
Health Equity Projects
Transformative Leadership Development
The Equity Initiative: Successful First Program Year Draws to a Close
The inaugural year of CMB’s Equity Initiative came to a close in early February, as the 15 Fellows gathered in Bangkok for the Prince Mahidol Award Ceremony (PMAC), held February 1-3, and The Equity Initiative’s Annual Forum. PMAC 2017’s theme, “Addr...READ MORE
Thai Princess Inaugurates CMB Foundation Office for Southeast Asia
On February 1, 2017, the new CMB Foundation office in Bangkok was inaugurated by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. With the joint support of The Atlantic Philanthropies, CMB opened an office on Sukumvit Road in Bangkok as a regional...READ MORE
Project Accelerator: Translating Health Equity Knowledge into Action
During The Equity Initiative’s Project Accelerator workshop on November 11-15 in Siem Reap, Cambodia, the fifteen inaugural Equity Fellows worked to finalize their fellowship project proposals, reviewed what they had learned throughout the year, and ...READ MORE