Strategic Health Diplomacy Salon Dinner

The Strategic Health Diplomacy movement was launched at a Salon Dinner in Washington on March 17, 2015.


Convened by the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and hosted by its co-founder Senator Tom Daschle, the dinner was a discussion focused on the bipartisan successes of PEPFAR and potential opportunities for future global health programming for the US government.


Other participants included Global AIDS Coordinator Debbie Birx, Global Fund Executive Director Mark Dybul, Dr. Raj Shah, Dr. Paul Wolfowitz, Senator Jeff Coons, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, members of the Diplomatic Corps from Egypt, Haiti, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia, former USAID Administrator Raj Shah, and then-NSC Director for Global Health and current USAID Administrator Gayle Smith.