THE EQUITY INITIATIVE

The 2020 Fellowship Application is closed !

WHO WE ARE

The Equity Initiative is an exciting program to nurture and facilitate the development of an entire generation of health equity leaders (500+) over a twenty-year period.

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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.

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OUR FELLOWS

Our 2018 cohort of 23 Fellows come from 10 countries throughout the region, working in government, NGO, academic and private sectors.

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HOW TO APPLY

The online application for The Equity Initiative's 2019-2020 fellowship program is now open. If you're interested in becoming a Fellow, click below for more information.

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Our Fellowship Program

Our fellowship program facilitates the development of the next generation of leadership for health equity in Southeast Asia. Watch the video to learn more.

What is Health Equity?

Health equity is beyond health; it’s not just an issue for medical professionals or the health sector alone. Watch the video to learn about The Equity Initiative's launch in 2016.

Our Fellowship Program

Our fellowship program facilitates the development of the next generation of leadership for health equity in Southeast Asia. Watch the video to learn more.

Empowering The Next Generation Of Leaders For Health Equity

OUR PROGRAM

Health Equity

Equity Community

Health Equity Projects

Transformative Leadership Development

Research, Monitoring, Evaluation, Support

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Paths to Advancing Health Equity in the Greater Mekong Subregion

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A Thai Network for Social Equity

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The Asia Trek module introduces Fellows to political, social, and economic contexts in an Asian country, giving them a comparative perspective of impediments to health equity and of avenues available for innovation and progress.  Asia Trek 2019 (Augu...

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