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May 2018

Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World

May 24, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Organized by the O’Neill Institute and Georgetown University May 24 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM CEST Auditorium Ivan Pictet, Maison de la Paix Geneva, Switzerland REGISTRATION Institutions matter for the advancement of human rights in global health. Given the dramatic development of human rights under international law and the parallel proliferation of global institutions for public health, an imperative arises to understand the implementation of human rights through global health governance. We are pleased to invite you to the book…

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Transcending Boundaries to Tackle Drug Resistance in TB, Malaria, & HIV/AIDS

May 24, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Organized by Johnson & Johnson, the Global Fund, and the Ikana Health Action Club May 24 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM CEST The Global Fund, Room JACARANDA (Level 1) Chemin du Pommier 40, 1218 Grand-Saconnex Genève, Switzerland MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION When health innovations are brought to market, collaboration and partnership are critical to the success of their health outcomes. We invite you to join acclaimed global health voices for a discussion about the cross-sector efforts and partnership needed to…

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Quality Equity Dignity and UHC: Learning from Best Practices Across Sectors

May 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Organized by PMNCH, Quality, Equity, Dignity Network, Save the Children, the White Ribbon Alliance, and the International Confederation of Midwives May 24 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM CEST Intercontinental Hotel, Ballroom BC Geneva, Switzerland RSVP by May 21

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Follow the Money – How can Progress Towards NCDs be Achieved?

May 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Organized by the Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute, Geneva May 24 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM CEST Geneva, Switzerland REGISTRATION Many actors have begun to divest from health-harming industries. At the same time, many governments have introduced so-called “sin taxes” on sugary drinks and other unhealthy consumer goods, and the WHO has taken a big step in combatting trans-fats. Despite the growing burden of disease and acknowledged need to act, these measures still sometimes seem controversial. Why have…

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Incentivizing Investments in Access to Quality Medicines

May 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Organized by USP May 25 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM CEST InterContinental Hotel - Paris Room Chemin du Petit-Saconnex 7-9 Geneva, Switzerland REGISTRATION Access to quality medicines is critical to positive public health outcomes. However, according to a 2017 WHO study, the prevalence of substandard and falsified medicines is as high as 10%. Shortages of quality-assured essential medicines remain a significant challenge. Join for a cross-sector high-level panel discussion, convened by the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) and co-hosted by Unitaid and…

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Transitioning in the Context of Universal Health Coverage

May 25, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Organized by STOPAIDS, RESULTS UK, Médecins sans Frontières, Aidsfonds, The International HIV/AIDS Alliance and International Civil Society Support May 25 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM CEST Auditorium Ivan Pictet, Maison de la Paix Geneva, Switzerland MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION Sustainable, additional and predictable health financing from international and domestic sources is required to strengthen health systems and move towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC) while preparing for transitions. Health financing must be at the core of these discussions if we are to…

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#AidToo: Sexual Exploitation in International Cooperation

May 26, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Organized by the Global Health Centre and the Medicus Mundi International Network May 26 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM CEST Auditorium Ivan Pictet, Maison de la paix Geneva, Switzerland MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION Sexual abuse, misconduct and exploitation within the international development community have been widely discussed recently. This event wants to address the systemic root causes, ask critical questions and share experiences on what can be done to prevent and properly respond to abuse of power, sexual exploitation and…

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September 2018

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

September 23, 2018 - September 29, 2018

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…

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

September 23, 2018 - September 29, 2018

Organized by Multiple Partners or Sponsors SEPTEMBER 23-29 New York, NY, USA Launch of the Defeat NCDs Partnership Organized by Defeat NCD Partnership, UNOPS, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. Monday, September 24 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT Conference Room F,UN Head Quarters, East 42nd Street New York, NY, USA RSVP An introduction to The Defeat-NCD Partnership, a new public-private partnership established to progress sustained actions against non-communicable diseases (NCDs) towards achieving SDG by 2030. NCD Alliance Civil Society Advocacy…

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

September 23, 2018 - September 29, 2018

Organized by Multiple Partners or Sponsors SEPTEMBER 23-29 NEW YORK, USA TB Innovation Summit: Modernizing the Fight Against TB Organized by The Stop TB Partnership (STBP), Johnson and Johnson (J&J), and the World Economic Forum (WEF) Sunday, September 23 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Convene, 75 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY, USA REGISTRATION Co-hosted by the Stop TB Partnership (STBP), Johnson and Johnson (J&J), and the World Economic Forum (WEF), the Summit will bring together a unique mix of leaders…

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