Vineeta Gupta has been named Director of the Washington-based ACTION Secretariat. ACTION is a partnership of locally rooted organizations around the world that advocate for life-saving care for millions of people who are threatened by preventable diseases. The Secretariat is the hub of the ACTION partnership and provides strategic support in key areas including communication and content expertise and coordination within their three primary issue areas: End the Epidemics, Healthy Start, and Equitable and Sustainable Systems. Gupta is a maternal and child health physician, human rights advocate, and a passionate activist for health equity. She has over 20 years of tri-sector experience in leading and supporting projects in more than 25 countries. Before ACTION, Gupta served as the director at Global Health Advocacy Incubator, leading their work on Resolve to Save Lives. She has held senior positions with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, University Research Co., Global Fund for Children, Campaign on Microbicides, and Global AIDS Alliance. Read more about her appointment.