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Capacity Building & Leadership

Strengthening individuals, organizations and communities

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  • 100% of FACES students graduate high school
  • $1M+ in seed funding to 10 countries for women and girls rights
  • $450K+ in California state grant funding using the Healthy Places Index tool for selection

Our Work

Strong leadership and organizational management can determine success and sustainability. PHI helps build the capacity of communities, nonprofit organizations, local governments and individuals so they can be more effective at achieving their mission and creating lasting change.

We trust in the wisdom of communities to know what works best for them.

To move the needle on our greatest public health challenges, our leaders and institutions need to be as effective as possible.

With diverse programs spanning the globe, PHI’s capacity building initiatives address a wide range of critical health issues, from aging populations to global health and more.

PHI Priority

Building Health Equity

PHI’s Center for Health Leadership and Practice has trained hundreds of senior personnel from health departments, businesses and other sectors to become more effective leaders in the movement to reduce health disparities. They now use their cross-sector training approach to mobilize preparedness for Ebola, Zika and other infectious disease outbreaks, as well as to address opioid and other drug use.

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New PHI Study on Breakthrough Infection Shows Steep Vaccine Efficacy Decline Over Six Months

A PHI study in the journal Science analyzed COVID infection by vaccination status among 780,225 Veterans. Researchers found that protection against any COVID-19 infection declined for all vaccine types, with overall vaccine protection declining from 87.9% in February to 48.1% by October 2021.

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