Cate Oswald

Chief Policy and Partnership Officer, Partners In Health

Cate Oswald, Chief Policy and Partnership Officer, Partners In Health (PIH)
In this role Cate leads a team with a mandate to drive global strategy for PIH’s policy, advocacy, government accompaniment, and institutional partnerships efforts, working hand-in-hand with global leaders on how the work of PIH strengthens the efforts of local, district and national governments and how that work translates into redefining how high quality health care is delivered globally. Cate is a passionate advocate for universal health care, for social justice and global health equity which her previous years of working and living in Haiti and Liberia with PIH have informed. Cate has extensive experience working on issues of social justice locally in Rhode Island and Massachusetts through homeless rights initiatives, especially in access to nutrition, housing, and health care. Internationally, Cate has worked in Sub Saharan Africa, South America, the Caribbean and the South Pacific on initiatives aimed at understanding the social context of disease while working hand-in-hand with communities and governments to improve health outcomes and fight for structural change. She earned her MPH in Epidemiology and Program Design and a BA in International Development and Community Health from Brown University and for the past 15 years has served as a course leader and instructor in Brown University’s Leadership Institute Global Health program.

Cate Oswald, Chief Policy and Partnership Officer, Partners In Health (PIH)
In this role Cate leads a team with a mandate to drive global strategy for PIH’s policy, advocacy, government accompaniment, and institutional partnerships efforts, working hand-in-hand with global leaders on how the work of PIH strengthens the efforts of local, district and national governments and how that work translates into redefining how high quality health care is delivered globally. Cate is a passionate advocate for universal health care, for social justice and global health equity which her previous years of working and living in Haiti and Liberia with PIH have informed. Cate has extensive experience working on issues of social justice locally in Rhode Island and Massachusetts through homeless rights initiatives, especially in access to nutrition, housing, and health care. Internationally, Cate has worked in Sub Saharan Africa, South America, the Caribbean and the South Pacific on initiatives aimed at understanding the social context of disease while working hand-in-hand with communities and governments to improve health outcomes and fight for structural change. She earned her MPH in Epidemiology and Program Design and a BA in International Development and Community Health from Brown University and for the past 15 years has served as a course leader and instructor in Brown University’s Leadership Institute Global Health program.

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