Posts Tagged ‘World Health Organization’

Introduction to the World Health Assembly: A Briefing for Delegates

Organized by the United Nations Foundation and the Global Health Centre Geneva May 20 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM CEST Auditorium Ivan Pictet, Maison de la paix Geneva, Switzerland MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION This year’s World Health Assembly (WHA), taking place from 21-26 May in Geneva, marks the 70th anniversary of the World Health Organization. Despite the…

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Global Launch of Nursing Now Campaign

Organized by February 27 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM 6340 Quadrangle Dr., Suite 200 Chapel Hill, North Carolina MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION WATCH LIVE ON FACEBOOK Nurses are critical to good health care in the US and around the world, and they’re a driving force behind improving gender equality and strengthening economies.Nursing Now is a three-year global campaign…

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The WHO and the Public-Private Partnerships Debate

This post was written by Elizabeth Montgomery Collins, MD, MPH, DTM, Global Health Council individual member and delegate to the 142nd WHO Executive Board meeting. In January, Global Health Council (GHC) hosted a delegation to the 142nd Session of the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Executive Board (EB) Session. View complete WHO EB updates. A recurring theme…

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A Devex Conversation With Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (CANCELLED)

Organized by Devex  A Devex Conversation With Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus January 25 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EST World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos, Switzerland THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED MORE INFORMATION Devex invites you to join for a conversation between the World Health Organization’s Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Devex President &…

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142nd WHO Executive Board (EB) Session Updates

Global Health Council (GHC) is hosting a delegation to the 142nd Session of the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Executive Board (EB) Session. The WHO EB Session is currently in progress in Geneva, Switzerland and will conclude on January 27. The following updates were provided by Danielle Heiberg, Senior Advocacy Manager, Global Health Council. MORE INFORMATION ON…

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142nd WHO Executive Board Session Begins in Geneva: GHC Delegation to Read Statements on Multiple Agenda Items

This year, Global Health Council (GHC) is hosting a delegation to the 142nd Session of the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Executive Board (EB) Session. The EB Session is currently in progress in Geneva, Switzerland and will conclude on January 27.  The full agenda, associated documents, along with the live-webcast link can be accessed at GHC’s events…

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142nd WHO Executive Board Session Briefing

Organized by 142nd WHO Executive Board Session Briefing January 17 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM EST Webinar REGISTRATION SUBMIT YOUR QUESTIONS FOR THE Q/A SESSION (Deadline for submission is January 16) Join GHC for a webinar briefing to gather insights regarding the 142nd WHO Executive Board (EB) session, which opens in Geneva on January 22.…

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WHO says “no thanks” to the private sector

This blog was written by Matthew Robinson and cross-posted from the GHTC Coalition Blog There’s an old adage about political negotiating: “You need to be in the room when things are happening if you want to have an impact.” At its recent meeting, the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board (EB) discussed precisely who would be…

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