GHC hosted the 2015 Global Health Landscape Symposium, “Achieving Universality in Global Health: An Imperative for Change,” on November 19. Be sure to check out GHC’s Storify for live updates from the day and read the full press release.
Also, follow the #GHLS2015 Blog Series , which will continue to spotlight the 2015 Business Action on Health finalists’ programs throughout the rest of the year.
UN Member States adopted the post-2015 development agenda at the UN Sustainable Development Summit. The updated outcome document is now available.
GE Healthcare White Paper Looks At Sustainable Healthcare at the Country Level
GE Healthcare prepared a white paper, “Achieving Affordable and Sustainable Healthcare” following a World Health Assembly event hosted by Ambassador Julian Braithwaite held earlier this year. The paper looks at how GE Healthcare can work in partnership with governments, hospitals, non-governmental organizations, multi-lateral organizations and other institutions in developing countries to implement sustainable healthcare at the country level.
UNICEF Briefing Note Outlines Health Risks from El Niño
UNICEF released a briefing note outlining the risk that millions of children face as a result of El Niño. As some of the world’s poorest countries brace for more floods, droughts and typhoons, this weather phenomenon, which is expected to continue in early 2016, places children at risk from hunger, disease and lack of water.
CFHI Launches Study, Looking for Participants
GHC member Child Family Health International, along with a research collaborative spanning nine countries, is studying host perspectives of learning objectives and competencies. The study is open to anyone who interacts with students from other countries in their communities. Learn more about how to participate.
TechChange Offers Discount Code to GHC Members
TechChange, which provides professional development in technology and social change, is offering GHC members a $50 discount on upcoming open enrollment courses. The online facilitated courses are designed for implementers in public health, emergency response, monitoring and evaluation, and connect participants Just enter GHC50 into the “promo code” box when applying.
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2015 GHC Annual Meeting
December 3, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
The Final 2015 GHC Happy Hour Salon
December 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Reflections on Global Population Health and Well-Being in the 21st Century and the UN Agenda for Sustainable Development
December 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST