Health is a prerequisite for sustainable and inclusive economic growth. Access to primary health care including medicines, vaccination, nutrition, water and sanitation, health promotion and disease prevention is a cornerstone for advancing health and inclusion.
The Global Health Working Group will champion key global health priorities by ensuring that women’s health, human rights, and ideas of universal healthcare are shaping policy. The Working Group will advocate for the pressing health needs of marginalized communities and promoting access to good quality healthcare for all.
Rachael Hore is a Senior Policy Advocacy Officer at RESULTS UK, working on global health issues with a focus on tuberculosis. She previously worked at MSF Access Campaign and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. This year is Rachael’s third year of engaging with the C20 Global Health Working Group.
Fatima Alhamlan is a scientist in the Infection and Immunity Department at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre. She is also an Assistant Professor at the College of Medicine at Alfaisal University in Riyadh. Her research focuses on women’s health challenges.
Fatima is the Founder and current Vice President of the Rofaida Women’s Health Organization, a nonprofit organization that educates and raises awareness among women and healthcare workers on holistic approaches to women’s issues.
Fatima completed executive education courses at Harvard Business School and Harvard Medical School’s Leadership Program to further develop cross-functional skills, lead organizational change, and inspire high-performing teams.
She is currently developing a strong network to advance women’s health, women in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine), and CSOs (Civil Society Organizations) within Saudi Arabia and globally.