Posts Tagged ‘summit’

World Health Summit 2018 (WHS 2018)

Organized by Multiple Partners or Sponsors October 14 – 16 Kosmos, Karl-Marx-Allee 131a Berlin, Germany MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION Held once a year, the World Health Summit has grown into the world’s most prominent forum for addressing global health issues. It brings together key leaders from academia, politics, civil society, and the private sector to address…

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An Opportunity We Cannot Afford to Miss

This is a re-posting of Nalini Saligram’s winning blog for the Center for Strategic and International Studies blog contest on NCDs for this month. Nalini is the Founder and CEO of Arogya World and member of the Global Health Council’s NCD Roundtable. Her winning blog addresses the following question: What should the key priority of the upcoming…

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Repackaging Capacity Building to Achieve the MDGs

How do we set a gold standard for monitoring and evaluating capacity building? Last week I attended the inaugural HIV Capacity Building Partners Summit in Nairobi from March 16-18, 2011. The Summit provided a timely opportunity to reflect on capacity building achievements in the region thus far, and use the lessons learned to rethink, gather…

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One Global Health Advocate's View of the Canadian Summits

TORONTO, Canada — It’s been a raucous three days here at the overlapping G8 and G20 Canadian summits. Those of us who work in global health were all hoping and expecting a major announcement on maternal and child health and we got it, but it happened in ways that may influence how global health fares in the future, particularly at…

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As Canadian Summits Open, NGOs Have Mixed Feelings

TORONTO, Canada — As world leaders arrive in Canada for the twin G8 and G20 summits, NGOs who advocate for global health have decidedly mixed feelings about the annual gatherings of world leaders. On the one hand, we are excited that Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is pushing for a $1 billion Canadian initiative on maternal,…

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Getting Health on the G-8 Agenda

ROME, Italy — Judging by the numbers of people I saw frolicking in Trevi Fountain and on the Spanish Steps as I arrived here yesterday on a sun-drenched summer afternoon, you would not think the industrialized countries of the world are in the throes of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. But that…

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