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Advancing Health Online (AHO) is comprised of members from the technology, health, global development, and academic sectors that have joined forces to advance public understanding of how social media can best be utilized to better understand and increase the health and resiliency of communities around the world. AHO is excited to launch a second request for proposals (RFP) for research supported by the Vaccine Confidence Fund (“the Fund”). 

The Fund is managed by Global Impact and financially supported by Meta Platforms, Inc. (“Meta”) and Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) (“MSD”). Other Alliance members will be serving on the Advisory Council. 

Advisory Council

The Advisory Council – a small interdisciplinary group of domain experts from the vaccination confidence, public health, social media, and behavioral and data sciences fields – is responsible for providing expert guidance and thought leadership during key milestones of this Fund’s grant selection and management processes.

Samantha Paige
Monta Reinfelde
Renos Vakis
Angus Thomson
Chaning Jang
Gustav Praekelt
Sohail Agha
Ana Maria
Satya Menon

About Global Impact

Global Impact works on charitable ventures to inspire greater giving and serves as a trusted advisory, intermediary and implementing partner across the private, nonprofit and public sectors. Through these partnerships, Global Impact has raised nearly $2 billion for causes such as disaster relief and global development. Global Impact’s reach and services are complemented by the work of its subsidiary company, Geneva Global.

Global Impact is the Fund Manager for the Vaccine Confidence Fund.