GLOBAL HEALTH ENGAGEMENT (GHE) ACTIVITIES
|Publication Date:||12 July 2017|
Purpose: In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5111.1 and the November 30, 2006 Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandum, this issuance:
• Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for the conduct of GHE activities with partner nation (PN) entities.
• Establishes the DoD GHE Council, and prescribes Council functions, responsibilities, membership, and procedures.
• Establishes the definition for GHE and is distinguished from the Global Health definition in accordance with the May 15, 2013 DoD GHE policy guidance; integrates health engagement language in the GHE definition consistent with Section 715 of Public Law 112-239.
APPLICABILITY. This issuance applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and the Joint Staff, the geographic Combatant Commands (GCCs), the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD.