Hannah Johnson

Program Manager, Global Policy
George W. Bush Institute

Hannah Johnson serves as a Program Manager, Global Policy at the George W. Bush Institute. In this role, she focuses on U.S. global health engagement and coordinates the Bush Institute’s involvement in the Go Further partnership. Go Further is an innovative partnership between the Bush Institute, PEPFAR, UNAIDS, Merck, and Roche that invests in sub-Saharan African countries to integrate and scale up cervical cancer screening and treatment services within existing platforms for HIV treatment and women’s health.

Prior to joining the global health team at the Bush Institute, Johnson was a Development Associate at the George W. Bush Presidential Center where she assisted in the management of the Center’s robust grants portfolio and engagement with corporate and foundation constituencies. Before her time at the Bush Center, she worked for Polaris Project, an organization focused on data-driven, long-term solutions to combat human trafficking.

Johnson earned a master’s degree in public policy and administration from Northwestern University. She earned a bachelor’s degree in international affairs with a focus in Africa, global public health, and conflict resolution from the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

 

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Read the article Alice Albright -- 20 Years of the Millennium Challenge Corporation.
May 30, 2024

Alice Albright -- 20 Years of the Millennium Challenge Corporation

Hosted by: Andrew Kaufmann, Hannah Johnson
2024 marks 20 years since the Millennium Challenge Corporation was signed into law by President George W. Bush. Since its inception, MCC has partnered with and invested in countries around the world that are committed to democracy and economic freedom.
Read the article Two-Minute Take: 21 years of PEPFAR.
May 28, 2024

Two-Minute Take: 21 years of PEPFAR

Featuring: Hannah Johnson
President George W. Bush signed the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) into law on May 27, 2003. 21 years later, the program has saved more than 25 million lives and over 5.5 million babies have been born HIV-free.
Read the article World Cancer Day: Go Further continues to make an impact in sub-Saharan Africa   .

World Cancer Day: Go Further continues to make an impact in sub-Saharan Africa   

By: Hannah Johnson
Women living with HIV are up to six times more likely to develop cervical cancer, and roughly 110,000 women in sub-Saharan Africa are diagnosed with cervical cancer annually. Approximately 66% of those women will die from the disease, making it one of the deadliest cancers for women in the region.