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7:00 am

Globalization 4.0: Shaping the Future of Health and Healthcare

May 21 @ 7:00 am - 10:30 am
Hotel InterContinental Geneve

Organized by the World Economic Forum Globalization 4.0: Shaping the Future of Health and Healthcare Tuesday, May 21, 2019 7:00 AM – 10:30 AM Hotel Intercontinental, Ballroom ABC Chemin du Petit-Saconnex 7-9, Geneva, Switzerland RSVP For the past 50 years, the world has seen major improvements and progress in public health. However, progress has been uneven…

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8:00 am

No UHC without Dx (No Universal Health Coverage without Diagnostics)

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Geneva Graduate Institute Geneva Switzerland + Google Map

Organized by FIND, Government of Botswana, Government of Switzerland, McGill Global Health Programs, Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute Geneva No UHC without Dx (No Universal Health Coverage without Diagnostics) Tuesday, May 21, 2019 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Global Health Centre Graduate Institute Geneva Switzerland RSVP Achieving UHC depends on quality diagnosis that allows…

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12:00 pm

Precision Medicine: A Roadmap to Readiness

May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hotel InterContinental Geneve

Organized by the World Economic Forum Precision Medicine: A Roadmap to Readiness Tuesday, May 21, 2019 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Hotel Intercontinental Chemin du Petit-Saconnex 7-9, Geneva, Switzerland MORE INFORMATION Advancing precision medicine in an equitable and beneficial way means ensuring a more accessible and personalized approach to screening, diagnosing and treating disease. Identifying the…

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Beyond the headlines: What will it take to address the growing cancer burden?

May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Hotel InterContinental Geneve

Organized by Roche Beyond the headlines: What will it take to address the growing cancer burden? Tuesday, May 21, 2019 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM Hotel InterContinental Chemin du Petit-Saconnex 7-9, 1209 Geneva, Switzerland RSVP The side event “What will it take to address the growing cancer burden?” will look at how access to cancer screening,…

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Realizing Primary Health Care Through Enhanced Community Health Worker Support

May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Hotel InterContinental Geneve

Organized by Taiwan ICDF and World Vision Realizing Primary Health Care Through Enhanced Community Health Worker Support Tuesday, May 21, 2019 12:10 PM - 1:45 PM Benelux Room, InterContinental Hotel Chemin du Petit-Saconnex 7-9 1209 Geneva Switzerland RSVP Light lunch will be served At the heart of Primary Health Care (PHC) is the need to build…

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12:30 pm

Chronic Care In Humanitarian Crises

May 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ICRC Humanitarium

Organized by ICRC, Danish Red Cross, Novo Nordisk, LSHTM and the Government of Denmark Chronic Care In Humanitarian Crises May 21, 2019 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Humanitarium, ICRC 17 Avenue de la Paix 1202 Geneva Switzerland RSVP The health component of the humanitarian response to emergencies has traditionally focused on management of acute conditions such…

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3:30 pm

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Town Hall

May 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Geneva Press Club Geneva, Switzerland + Google Map

Organized by Global Health Council & Partners Download Agenda Livestream RSVP Please join Global Health Council and partners for a WHA side event on Tuesday, May 21 from 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM CET at the Geneva Press Club. Light refreshments will be served. Livestream and French interpretation will be available.  Background In 2017, the…

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6:00 pm

Geneva Screening of Snakebite Documentary “Minutes to Die”

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chemin des Mines, 9 Chemin des Mines
Geneva, Switzerland
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Organized by the Lillian Lincoln Foundation and the World Health Organization Geneva Screening of Snakebite Documentary "Minutes to Die" Tuesday, May 21, 2019 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Campus Biotech, Chemin des Mines 9 Chemin des Mines, Room H8 1202 Geneva Switzerland RSVP Every year, snakebite envenoming kills more than 125,000, seriously injures over 2.7 million…

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Action and Accountability on UHC: Building momentum towards the UN High-level meeting on UHC

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
Palais de Nations

Organized by Save the Children and partners Action and Accountability on UHC: Building momentum towards the UN High-level meeting on UHC Tuesday, May 21, 2019 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM Room IX Palais des Nations Geneva Switzerland RSVP For more information, please contact Tara Brace-John at T.Brace-John@savethechildren.org.uk. This is a critical year to galvanise political attention…

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6:30 pm

Reaching Every Last Child for a Polio-free World

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hotel InterContinental Geneve

Organized by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative Reaching Every Last Child for a Polio-free World Tuesday, May 21, 2019 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM InterContinental Hotel 7-9 Chemin du Petit-Saconnex Ballroom A 1209 Geneva Switzerland RSVP The partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) are pleased to invite you to this GPEI informal reception.…

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