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Other health-related side events at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA73)

September 23 - September 29

Organized by Multiple Partners or Sponsors

SEPTEMBER 23-29
New York, NY, USA


Eradicating Neglected Surgical Diseases: Advancing Universal Health Coverage Through Surgical Systems Strengthening

Organized by Multiple Partners or Sponsors

September 20
12:00 PM
One United Nations Plaza,
New York, NY, USA

APPLY TO PARTICIPATE*

This high-level event hosted in parallel with the 73rd UN General Assembly will bring together country-level delegates, multilateral representatives and civil society leaders to shed light on this under-prioritized global health issue impacting millions. Special guests will discuss health systems strengthening strategies to support eradication of neglected surgical diseases, and to support delivery of safe, effective and timely surgical care, creating pathways towards universal health coverage and greater equality.

*RSVP by September 12


The PMNCH Annual Accountability Breakfast

Organized by the  Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health

Sunday, September 23
8:00 AM – 10:30 AM EDT

Grand Central Ballroom – The Westin Grand Central, 212 East 42nd Street
New York, NY, USA

REGISTRATION

Join partners from civil society, the private sector, government, the UN, academia, and others as they share evidence, ideas and highlight key findings and recent trends in progress for improving women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health.

This breakfast and dialogue event will have a stronger focus on effective national/regional political and social accountability mechanisms and how this work complements and is complemented by evidence-for-action from global monitoring and review reports.

Chaired by Dr Michelle Bachelet, PMNCH Board Chair and former President of Chile, the 2018 PMNCH Accountability Breakfast will include:

  • Chairing and commentaries by Every Woman Every Child global champions
  • The launch of the 2018 PMNCH report on commitments to the Every Woman Every Child Global Strategy
  • Best practice “spark talks” to set the scene.
  • Moderated thematic panels on performance accountability, financial accountability and social/political accountability to achieve the SDGs

Please RSVP by 7 September as limited seating is available. 


It’s broken—let’s fix it! Strategies to improve antenatal care

Organized by Jhpiego

Sunday, September 23
3:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Convene at 237 Park Avenue, Forum Room, 466 Lexington Avenue
NEW YORK, NY, USA

REGISTRATION

How do we get women to attend antenatal care and what do we need to provide when they do? Let’s figure out how to fix antenatal care so that women and health systems use this low-cost solution of improving deliveries and saving lives.

Join Jhpiego, partners, experts and advocates in maternal and child health for a lively discussion on how to improve the antenatal care experience for women and providers. The session will include a presentation of the results of a transformative approach known as group antenatal care.


Equitable Access to Healthcare in Asia and Africa through UHC

Organized by the Amref Health Africa and Takeda

Tuesday , September 25
7:30 AM – 10:00 AM EDT
The Millennium Hotel, Landmark Room, One UN Plaza
New York, NY, USA

RSVP


Empowering Girls, Opening Futures: Evidence-Based Programming for Indigenous Girls in the Americas

Organized by Population Council

Tuesday , September 25
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
1 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza
New York, NY, USA

REGISTRATION

Indigenous adolescent girls and young women are distinct from every other segment of young people across the Americas, from the assets their ancestors have passed down to them, to the unique challenges and persistent exclusion they face.

Parallel to the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73), the Population Council will convene diverse partners working to advance the health, dignity and well-being of indigenous girls by focusing on evidence-based programs addressing their unique needs.


Launch of the AMR Challenge

Organized by Multiple Partners or Sponsors

Tuesday , September 25
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
The Roosevelt Hotel, 45 East 45th Street
New York, NY, USA

REGISTRATION

The AMR Challenge encourages global leaders to make formal commitments that further progress against antimicrobial resistance. Your efforts could contribute to solutions that protect humans, animals, and the environment from this global threat.

The first batch of commitments will be unveiled at a United Nations (UN) General Assembly side event on September 25, and will commence a “commitment year” that invites organizations worldwide to participate.


Uniting for Every Woman Every Child

Organized by

The Every Woman Every Child (EWEC) Secretariat, the Government of India, and PMNCH

Tuesday , September 25
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
The Westin New York Grand Central, 212 East 42nd Street
New York, NY, USA

REGISTRATION

The Every Woman Every Child (EWEC) Secretariat, the Government of India, and PMNCH will host a high-level reception titled, “Uniting for Every Woman Every Child” which will galvanize political momentum around the EWEC movement. This flagship event will highlight the ongoing unification of EWEC partners towards the ambition of the EWEC Global Strategy, showcasing their common strategic direction in delivering concrete results at country-level


Accelerating Universal Health Coverage through Innovative Public-Private Partnerships

Organized by the Novartis Foundation, IntraHealth and UN Foundation

Wednesday , September 26
7:30 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
The Westin New York, Grand Central, 212 East 42nd Street
New York, NY, USA

REGISTRATION

Hosted by UNF, Novartis Foundation, IntraHealth International, Africa Health Business and Africa Healthcare Federation. This event aims to discuss ways in which the private sector is teaming up with governments and development partners to improve access to high-quality primary health care services and make faster progress toward universal health coverage (UHC).


Faster, Smarter, Safer: Progress and Pitfalls in Outbreak Preparedness

Organized by PATH and Panorama

Wednesday September 26
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM EDT
Club 101, 101 Park Avenue,
New York, NY, USA

REGISTRATION


Making Digital Health Work for All 

Organized by

 Global Health Council, John Snow Inc., Living Goods, and mPowering Frontline Health Workers

Wednesday , September 26
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM EDT
Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue,
New York, NY, USA

REGISTRATION


Preventing Overweight and Obesity in Childhood
UNICEF’s Strategic Plan 2018-2021

Organized by UNICEF

Wednesday September 26
12:00 PM – 13:30 PM EDT
UNICEF, 633 3rd Avenue
New York, NY, USA

RSVP


Time to Act on Global Mental Health

Organized by Multiple Partners or Sponsors

Wednesday September 26
1:30 PM – 3:o0 PM EDT
Conference Room 3, United Nations Headquarters, 405 East 42nd Street
New York, NY, USA

RSVP


Launch of the 2018 Report of the UN Secretary-General’s Independent Accountability Panel for Every Woman, Every Child, Every Adolescent (IAP)

Organized by

UN SG’s Independent Accountability Panel (IAP), Governments of Finland and South Africa and the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH)

Thursday, September 27
7:45 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
Conference Room 3, United Nations Headquarters, 405 East 42nd Street
New York, NY, USA

REGISTRATION

Join the launch of the 2018 Report of the UN Secretary-General’s Independent Accountability Panel for Every Woman, Every Child, Every Adolescent (IAP) co-hosted by the Governments of Finland and South Africa, and co-organized by the IAP with the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH).

The IAP is mandated by the UN Secretary-General to conduct an annual independent review of progress of the Every Woman Every Child Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health 2016–2030.The report’s key findings and recommendations, focused on this year’s theme – The Private Sector: Who is Accountable? – will be presented by the IAP Co-Chairs joined by a high-level and distinguished panel of dignitaries. Following their brief remarks, audience members will be invited to engage in a dynamic exchange with interventions from the floor, representing Member States, UN agencies, funds and foundations, health professionals, civil society, private sector and other stakeholders.

RSVP by 10 September 2018.


The Impact of Food Systems and Nutrition Patterns on
Sustainable Development Goals

Organized by

The Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition, UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Friday September 28
9:00 AM – 5:30 PM EDT
Convene, 117 West 46th Street,
New York, NY, USA

REGISTRATION

The International Forum on Food and Nutrition, which will be held on September 28, 2018 in New York, USA, is the global ideal platform to promote a dramatic change in the mindset of all stakeholders in a coordinated, unified manner.

The global food system faces unprecedented challenges. Today, in the world 815 million people are starving while 2.1 billion people are obese or overweight, 1/3 of the global food production is wasted along the food chain, from field to table and a large portion of crop and food production is funneled into animal feed and bio-fuels despite widespread hunger.

How food systems and nutrition patterns will affect and/or contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

How do we ensure healthy diets while protecting the planet and ensuring peace and prosperity of all?

Bringing together different stakeholders, from Governments to civil society organizations, research, science and the private sector, the BCFN Forum will held a series of interactive panels throughout the day to support the sharing of experiences and good practices, from a global to a local perspective.


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September 23
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September 29
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