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OFFICIAL Non-State Actor Side Events
May 22, 2019 - May 28, 2019
The WHA side events below will take place within the grounds of the Palais des Nations. You must have a WHA credential to access these side events. There are no RSVPs required for these events; space is available on a first come, first served basis.
Tuesday, 21 May 2019
“Action and accountability on UHC: Building momentum towards the UN High-level meeting”.
Organized by The Save the Children Fund
Supported by Action contre la Faim International and Global Health Council
“Palliative Care and Universal Health Coverage: a component of Primary Health Care”.
Organized by International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care Inc.
Supported by Worldwide Hospice and Palliative Care Alliance, Médecins Sans Frontières International, Union of International Cancer Control, International Council of Nurses (tbc), World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists (tbc), International Association for the Study of Pain (tbc).
Wednesday, 22 May 2019
“Achieving women’s and girls’ health and human rights: Putting gender equality at the center of Universal Health Coverage”.
Organized by International Women’s Health Coalition Inc.
Supported by Women Deliver, Inc., and the International Planned Parenthood Federation
“Health Promotion through the life course: A call to action to leave no one behind”.
Organized by International Federation on Ageing
Supported by IOGT International
Thursday, 23 May 2019
“Leaving no one behind? Tracking “health for all” from rhetoric to reality”.
Organized by Union for International Cancer Control
Supported by Childhood Cancer International, International Union Against TB and Lung Disease (The Union), Medicines Patent Pool, RAD-AID International, World Cancer Research Fund International, World Obesity Federation, World Stroke Organization, International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care Inc., Worldwide Hospice and Palliative Care Alliance
“Boosting community-led responses to reaching the most marginalized communities: from local communities, to primary health care to UHC”.
Organized by Stichting Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+)
Supported by Medicus Mundi International
Friday, 24 May 2019
“WHO-Civil Society Collaboration to Drive Progress on Climate Change and Health”
Organized by Alliance for Health Promotion
“Cross-Sectoral Collaboration and Leadership in the Energy-Health Nexus”
Organized by United Nations Foundation
Monday, 27 May 2019
“Building Resilience and Strengthening Global Health Security in Crisis Affected Settings through Investing in Community Health Workers”
Organized by International Rescue Committee
Supported by Amref Health Africa
“Nuclear Weapons Today: An Update of the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear War and the Medical Role in Preventing it”
Organized by International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
Supported by the World Medical Association and the World Federation of Public Health Associations