Office of Global Health (OGH)

The Office of Global Health (OGH) provides leadership and policy development. We help guide global engagements and solutions to improve health outcomes in the United States and worldwide. We are one of several Health and Human Services (HHS) Operating Divisions carrying out the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).


Provide leadership and technical expertise to create innovations and facilitate bi-directional linkages to protect the health of Americans and global citizens through strengthening and sustaining health systems and healthcare delivery.


To improve the health of Americans through global action.

Core Values

Collaboration, Transparency, Innovation, Respect, Integrity


Date Last Reviewed:  July 2021

Did You Know?

  • The United Nations (UN) has established 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) to be achieved by 2030
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) adopted the Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel in 2010. It is only the second Code adopted since the WHO’s inception in 1948. HHS/OGA and HRSA/OGH are the Code’s Co-National Authorities for the U.S.
  • HHS released its updated Global Strategy in March 2016