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 2017 cohort of 19 fellows consists of talented leaders hailing from 9 countries throughout the region, working in government, NGO, academic and private sectors.
HOW TO APPLY
The application period for The Equity Initiative 2018-2019 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’s 2nd Annual Forum Launches Equity Projects and Strengthens Community Building
The Equity Initiative’s Annual Forum marks the conclusion of the first phase of the Fellows’ experience – an initial program year of leadership training and exposure to health equity concepts and practices and the strengthening of equity communities ...READ MORE
Project Accelerator Workshop Prepares Fellows to Develop and Implement Equity Projects
Designing a health equity project gives Fellows the opportunity to combine peer and experiential learning – and to make an impact in promoting health equity in the region. These projects, carried out in the Fellows’ second year, enable Fellows to put...READ MORE
Equity Initiative’s Asia Trek Focuses on the Philippines
The second cohort of Equity Initiative Fellows embarked on the Asia Trek component of their fellowship program, which was held August 13-20 in Manila, Philippines. Asia Trek is a one-week experiential immersion in the region with exposure to key heal...READ MORE