Posts Tagged ‘71st World Health Assembly’

Transitioning in the Context of Universal Health Coverage

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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Innovation, Equity and the New Health Economy: UHC and the Role of the Private Sector

Organized by Global Health Centre, Rabin Martin, and Johns Hopkins University May 24 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM CEST Auditorium Ivan Pictet, Maison de la Paix Geneva, Switzerland MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION Economic development contributes to better health and may lead to Universal Health Coverage (UHC). However, the reverse argument is as crucial: The introduction…

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Happiness, Health & NCDs – Mind the Gap!

Organized by NCD Alliance, International Federation of Psoriasis Associations, and Global Psoriasis Coalition May 24 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM CEST International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent 17 Avenue de la Paix 1202 Genève, Switzerland MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION   Join NCD Alliance, International Federation of Psoriasis Associations, and Global Psoriasis Coalition…

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Diverse Pathways and Partnerships to Universal Health Coverage

Organized by Global Health Council, Living Goods, IntraHealth International, and Frontline Health Workers Coalition May 24 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Geneva Press Club 106 Route de Ferney 1202 Geneva, Switzerland MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION *This event will be webcast live* Global Health Council, Living Goods, IntraHealth International, and Frontline Health Workers Coalition cordially invite…

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Seizing the Opportunity: catalyzing quality UHC and tackling AMR through water, sanitation and hygiene and infection prevention and control

Organized by WaterAid, Frontline Health Workers Coalition (FHWC), and IntraHealth International May 24 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM CEST Vieux Bois Restaurant Geneva, Switzerland RSVP The session led and co-sponsored by WaterAid, FHWC, and IntraHealth. The theme is “Seizing the Opportunity: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene and Infection Prevention and Control Actions to Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance and…

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Polio Transition – A Missed Opportunity on the path towards UHC?

This guest post was originally posted on the RESULTS website and was written by Laura Kerr, Senior Policy Advocacy Officer (Child Health), RESULTS UK, and a member of the Gavi CSO Constituency Steering Committee. RESULTS is a movement of passionate, committed, everyday people. Together we use our voices to influence political decisions that will bring an…

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United to End Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD)

Organized by RHD Action, World Heart Federation, RhEACH, and Medtronic Foundation May 23 6:15 PM – 9:00 PM CEST L’Institut de Hautes études Internationales et du développement 2 Chemin Eugène-Rigot 1202 Genève, Switzerland MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION Ahead of government discussions at the 71st World Health Assembly on a Resolution on Rheumatic Fever (RF) and…

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