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June 2019

Nourishing Lives & Building the Future: History of Nutrition at USAID

June 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
National Press Club, 529 14th St NW
Washington, DC United States
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Organized by CORE Group and USAID Nourishing Lives & Building the Future: History of Nutrition at USAID Tuesday, June 25, 2019 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM National Press Club 529 14th St, NW Washington, DC RSVP In the late 1960's, when the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) began to invest in nutrition, work on nutrition in an international context was just beginning, with little known about the causes, consequences, and solutions for undernutrition. Since then, there has been much improvement…

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Advancing Medical Product Quality Assurance Systems in LMICs

June 27 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Richmond Highway
Arlington, VA
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Organized by United States Pharmacopeia Advancing Medical Product Quality Assurance Systems in LMICs Thursday, June 27, 2019 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM Crystal Gateway Marriott 1700 Richmond Highway (VA State Route 110) Arlington, Virginia 22202 RSVP What is the role of medicines quality-assurance in global health programming? What impact has technical support to regulatory authorities and manufacturers had on vulnerable populations' access to quality-assured medicines? And, what are the next challenges to ensuring access continues to expand? This learning event will…

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Layered Vulnerability: Measuring & Addressing Human Trafficking and Other Abuses in DRC

June 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
ICRW Headquarters

Organized by ICRW Layered Vulnerability: Measuring & Addressing Human Trafficking and Other Abuses in DRC Thursday, June 27th 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM ICRW 1120 20th St NW, Suite 500N, Washington, DC/ Livestream RSVP   Click here to view the livestream. Dr. Jocelyn Kelly in the Director for Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s (HHI) Women in War program, where she designs and implements projects to examine issues relating to gender, peace and security in fragile states. Dr. Kelly’s work focuses on understanding and…

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July 2019

The Power of Pregnancy Clubs: New Research on Group Antenatal Care

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Webinar

Organized by Management Sciences for Health The Power of Pregnancy Clubs: New Research on Group Antenatal Care July 10, 2019 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Webinar RSVP Many women in low- and middle-income countries face gaps in access to respectful, high-quality antenatal care (ANC): They often do not receive the recommended services for a healthy pregnancy and experience poor quality of care when they do. Heavy workloads, staffing shortages, and other pressures create compassion fatigue in health providers, translating to disrespectful…

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Improving Nutrition Services in the Care of the Ill and Vulnerable Newborn and Child

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Webinar

Organized by USAID Advancing Nutrition and USAID’s MCSP Improving Nutrition Services in the Care of the Ill and Vulnerable Newborn and Child Wednesday, July 10, 2019 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM EDT Webinar­­ RSVP   Child illness and child undernutrition often coexist, so addressing both simultaneously is necessary to ensure that children survive and thrive. Recognizing this, in October 2018, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in collaboration with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization…

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Vital Talks – How Mexico Stood Up to Big Soda and What Latin America Is Doing in the Fight Against Obesity

July 11 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
Vital Strategies, 100 Broadway, Floor 4
New York, New York
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Organized by Vital Strategies Vital Talks - How Mexico Stood Up to Big Soda and What Latin America Is Doing in the Fight Against Obesity Thursday, July 11, 2019 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM Vital Strategies 100 Broadway, Floor 4 New York, New York RSVP If you can’t make the event in person, watch the livestream here. Vital Strategies invites you to our next Vital Talks event: Vital Talks - How Mexico Stood Up to Big Soda and What Latin America Is…

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RESULTS International Conference

July 13 - July 16
Grand Hyatt Washington

Organized by RESULTS RESULTS International Conference July 13 - 16, 2019 Washington, DC Register The RESULTS International Conference has a lot in store for you, whether you’re brand new to advocacy, an experienced veteran, or somewhere in between. Get a bigger picture of critical issues surrounding poverty. Learn more about effective methods for getting your message through to decision makers. Head to Capitol Hill for face-to-face meetings with congressional offices. And throughout the conference, connect at every corner with a…

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What Happens When Diseases Resist the Drugs We’ve Designed to Fight Them?

July 16 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
US Capitol Visitors Center,

Organized by Management Sciences for Health What Happens When Diseases Resist the Drugs We've Designed to Fight Them? Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM Capitol Hill Visitor Center Room 220 First Street, NE Washington, DC­­ RSVP   Join MSH, in conjunction with the office of Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA), for an important discussion on the rising threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and what we can do to stop it, Tuesday, July 16 from 8:30 to 10:30 am on Capitol Hill.…

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Vaccine & Vaccine Hesitancy Webinar

July 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar

Organized by the Consortium of Universities for Global Health Vaccine & Vaccine Hesitancy Webinar Tuesday, July 16, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT Webinar RSVP Vaccines have been a vital asset in reducing childhood mortality and morbidity. They have saved millions of children’s lives around the world and are one of the most cost effective public health measures. Despite overwhelming evidence to the life-saving properties of vaccines there has been an increase in vaccine hesitancy in many parts of…

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Global Health Leadership Forum

July 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
North Carolina Biotechnology Center, 15 TW Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
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Organized by Triangle Global Health Coalition Global Health Leadership Forum Tuesday, July 16, 2019 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM North Carolina Biotechnology Center 15 TW Alexander Drive Research Triangle Park North Carolina RSVP Join us throughout the year for the Global Health Leadership Forum, a speaker series featuring a mix of topics and perspectives spanning the global health, public health, and environmental health arenas. With over 220 active organizations, companies and academic institutions, North Carolina is a leading center for global public…

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