The Office of Global Affairs is the diplomatic voice of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. We foster critical global relationships, coordinate international engagement across HHS and the U.S. government, and provide leadership and expertise in global health diplomacy and policy to contribute to a safer, healthier world.
The Office of Global Affairs provides leadership and expertise in global health diplomacy and policy to protect the health and well-being of Americans.
Global Health Security
OGA coordinates policy and strategy across the U.S. government, and supports implementation of the Global Health Security Agenda to accelerate progress toward a world safe and secure from infectious disease threat.
Global Health Diplomacy
Global health diplomacy—the intersection of public health and foreign affairs—is the core of OGA’s work.