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May 2019

The Role of Government in Welcoming the Voice of the People

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Restaurant Vieux Bois Genève, 12 Avenue de la Paix
Geneva, Switzerland
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Organized by The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health and Every Woman Every Child, The Independent Accountability Panel, CORE Group and the organizations of the Citizen-Led Accountability Coalition The Role of Government in Welcoming the Voice of the People Wednesday, May 22, 2019 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Restaurant Vieux Bois Genève - Restaurant d’application de l’Ecole Hôtelière de Genève 12 Avenue de la Paix 1202 Geneva Switzerland RSVP Join us for a session during the 72nd World Health Assembly…

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#EndCholera Reception

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chemin du Pommier 40, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex
Geneva, Switzerland
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Organized by the Global Task Force on Cholera Control (GTFCC) #EndCholera Reception Wednesday, May 22, 2019 6 PM – 8 PM The Global Health Campus Chemin du Pommier 40 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex Geneva, Switzerland RSVP For more information and to RSVP, please contact: GTFCCsecretariat@who.int. Please join us during WHA72 for a country-led exploration of progress and challenges in the fight to #EndCholera. Refreshments and light fare will be served.   Are you hosting an event soon? Share your event with us…

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“First do no harm”: Why water, sanitation and hygiene must be a priority for quality healthcare, protecting patient safety and tackling AMR

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Palais de Nations

Organized by the World Health Organization, and WaterAid "First do no harm": Why water, sanitation and hygiene must be a priority for quality healthcare, protecting patient safety and tackling AMR Wednesday, May 22, 2019 6 PM – 7:30 PM Room 8 Palais des Nations Geneva, Switzerland RSVP   For more information and to RSVP, please contact Maisie Rose Byrne at MaisieRoseByrne@wateraid.org.   Are you hosting an event soon? Share your event with us by filling out this form. And stay up-to-date with…

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Achieving Women and Girls’ Health and Human Rights: Putting Gender Equality at the Center of UHC

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
Palais de Nations

Organized by the International Women’s Health Coalition, International Planned Parenthood Federation, Women Deliver, and Women in Global Health Achieving Women and Girls' Health and Human Rights: Putting Gender Equality at the Center of UHC Wednesday, May 22, 2019 6:00 – 6:50 PM Room IX Palais des Nations Geneva, Switzerland RSVP   For more information, contact Courtney Carson at ccarson@womendeliver.org. Join us for an interactive dialogue between civil society and health policy decision-makers to examine the importance of gender-responsiveness in universal health…

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Primary Health Care for All, Starting with Better Measurement

May 23 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Hotel InterContinental Geneve

Organized by the Primary Health Care Performance Initiative (PHCPI) Primary Health Care for All, Starting with Better Measurement Thursday, May 23, 2019 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Hotel Intercontinental Chemin du Petit-Saconnex 7-9, 1209 Geneva, Switzerland RSVP As countries around the world commit to providing health to all their people, primary health care is recognized as an urgent and actionable priority. The world’s first-ever UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage this September will produce a clear call-to-action for countries to…

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The Convention on the Rights of the Child & SDG 3

May 23 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Vieux Bois Geneva, Switzerland + Google Map

Organized by NCD Child, the American Academy of Pediatrics, International Pediatric Association, NCD Alliance The Convention on the Rights of the Child & SDG 3 Thursday, May 23, 2019 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Vieux Bois Dunant Room Geneva, Switzerland RSVP This event is by invitation only; please contact ncdchild@aap.org for additional details.   Are you hosting an event soon? Share your event with us by filling out this form. And stay up-to-date with news from the global health community by signing up…

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Using WhatsApp to Connect, Train, and Empower Health Professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa

May 23 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Webinar

Organized by Social Media for Global Health (SM4GH) Using WhatsApp to Connect, Train, and Empower Health Professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa Thursday, May 23 9:30 AM ET Webinar RSVP Dr. Christoph Pimmer will share insights gained from a research project that involved more than 1,500 nurses and midwives in Nigeria, Zambia and South Africa in a variety of settings (placements, training, school-to-work transition). The use of moderated WhatsApp groups enhanced participants’ knowledge and resilience, and reduced their feelings of professional isolation.…

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How Do We Get to 50/50?: Discussion on the Global Health 50/50 2019 Report Equality Works

May 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Permanent Mission of Canada, Avenue de l’Ariana 5
Geneva, Switzerland
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Organized by Global Affairs Canada/ Global Health 5050 How Do We Get to 50/50?: Discussion on the Global Health 50/50 2019 Report Equality Works Thursday, May 23, 2019 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Permanent Mission of Canada Avenue de l’Ariana 5 Geneva, Switzerland RSVP To RSVP or ask questions about this event, please contact GENEV.rsvp@international.gc.ca.     Are you hosting an event soon? Share your event with us by filling out this form. And stay up-to-date with news from the global health…

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How Transformational Digital Technologies Can Contribute to Leave No One Behind in UHC: The Case of Rare Diseases

May 23 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Palais de Nations

Organized by Permanent Missions of the European Union, Romania and Kuwait in collaboration with the Thalassaemia International Federation, Rare Diseases International (RDI), and the European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS) How Transformational Digital Technologies Can Contribute to Leave No One Behind in UHC: The Case of Rare Diseases Thursday, May 23, 2019 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Palais des Nations Geneva, Switzerland RSVP New digital tools are already being used to address the challenges of the 300 million people living with…

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The Road to Universal Health Coverage: Innovation, Equity and the New Health Economy

May 23 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Maison de la paix

Organized by The Global Health Center of The Graduate Institute of Geneva The Road to Universal Health Coverage: Innovation, Equity and the New Health Economy Thursday, May 23, 20191 2:30 PM – 2:00 PM Maison de la paix Auditorium Ivan Pictet Geneva, Switzerland RSVP More than 100 countries are currently in the process of adopting Universal Health Coverage, deciding which services to cover and how to pay for them. While the goal of UHC remains elusive in many countries, there…

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