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.
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.
Our 2018 cohort of 23 Fellows come from 10 countries throughout the region, working in government, NGO, academic and private sectors.
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.
Health Equity Projects
Transformative Leadership Development
EI Annual Forum: Building Up the Equity Community
The 2020 Annual Forum brought together 5 cohorts of Equity Fellows, including new 2020 Fellows. The Annual Forum consisting of 3-days of exchange of ideas and experiences gives the Fellows an opportunity to develop connections across cohorts and to s...READ MORE
Welcome to the 2020 Fellows!
Congratulations to the 2020 EI Fellows! The 26 selected mid-career professionals in the 2020 cohort comes from 12 countries, representing a range of sectors- government, academia, art/communication, NGO, IGO, and private/business. The 2020 fellows, ...READ MORE
Paths to Advancing Health Equity in the Greater Mekong Subregion
Three Senior EI Fellows, Chhorvann Chhea (2016), Somporn Pengkam (2017), and Luong The Huy (2017), recently shared their insights on the complexity of advancing health equity in a panel discussion moderated by EI Program Director Piya Hanvoravongchai...READ MORE