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Meeting the Challenge of COVID-19: Achieving Sustainable WASH-Safe Health Care Facilities in the 2020s

May 21 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am EDT

Organized by WASH in Health Care Facilities Co-hosted by WHO, UNICEF, and WaterAid International Supporting organizations include International Council of Nurses, Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council, Global Health Council, and a number of partner organizations Meeting the Challenge of COVID-19: Achieving Sustainable WASH-Safe Health Care Facilities in the 2020s One year on from the…

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Grounding Health Systems in Gender Equality to Achieve Universal Health Coverage

May 21 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am EDT

Organized by Alliance for Gender Equality and UHC Grounding Health Systems in Gender Equality to Achieve Universal Health Coverage May 21, 2020 RSVP   Please join the Alliance for Gender Equality and UHC for a webinar in conjunction with the 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) titled, "Grounding Health Systems in Gender Equality to Achieve Universal…

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Transparency and Access to Medicines: One Year After the WHA Resolution

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am EDT

Organized by Global Health Centre and Observatoire de la transparence dans les politiques du médicament (OTMeds) Transparency and Access to Medicines: One Year After the WHA Resolution May 21, 2020 RSVP In May 2019, a milestone resolution on transparency in pharmaceutical markets was adopted by the 72nd World Health Assembly. One year later, this event…

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10:00 am

COVID-19: Why can women’s leadership make the difference in the response? Challenges and opportunities in the Americas beyond the emergency

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT

Organized by Inter-American Task Force on Women’s Leadership and Women in Global Health COVID-19: Why can women’s leadership make the difference in the response? Challenges and opportunities in the Americas beyond the emergency May 21, 2020 RSVP   Join us for an online conversation, hosted by the Inter-American Task Force on Women’s Leadership and Women in Global Health. …

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The Evolution of Public-Private Partnerships amidst a Pandemic

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm EDT

Organized by Global Health Council The Evolution of Public-Private Partnerships amidst a Pandemic May 21, 2020 RSVP   The current COVID-19 crisis enables us to test in real-time not only the efficiency and effectiveness of health systems or services but also the platforms and processes that undergird them. Public-private partnerships have been lauded as a…

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Social Behavior Change and COVID-19

May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Organized by Pathfinder International Social Behavior Change and COVID-19 May 21, 2020 RSVP While the world awaits a cure and vaccine for COVID-19, we must rely on preventative behaviors to help save lives. Hand washing, physical distancing, and not touching one’s face are behaviors that the global community needs to embrace immediately. But how do…

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Webinar: Collective Impact on Health

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

FSG presents: Collective Impact in HealthDecember 11, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time9:00am - 10:00am Pacific Standard Time Learn how practitioners across the country are using collective impact to address complex problems in health.  Karen Ordinans, executive director of the Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin, Christy Reeves, director of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of…

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We are Empowered: A Conversation with Five Women Living with HIV in the U.S.

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

The Kaiser Family Foundation Presents: GIRLS' NIGHT IN! Join Alicia Keys for a watch party and twitter conversation: "We are Empowered," streaming on VH1.com and GreaterThanAIDS.org on January 19th from 8-9 EST. Ms. Keys is urging women and their loved ones to come together on Sunday January 19th between 8-9 pm ET (5-6 pm PT)…

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2014 Devex Career Forum

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

Now in its sixth year, the Devex Career Forum will offer global development professionals the opportunity to network with recruiters from 60 of the world’s leading development agencies, as well as gain practical advice for their personal career development. This year we will have additional breakout sessions on everything from how to create a recruiter-ready…

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UN Commission on the Status of Women

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

As a member benefit, GHC is pleased to provide access to registration for up to 20 GHC members in good standing for the fifty-eighth session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).  The event will be held from the 10th to the 21st of March at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.  The…

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High Returns: How Investing in Adolescent Girls Today Will Pay Off Tomorrow

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

The International Center For Research on Women presents: To celebrate International Women’s Day please join us for a high-level panel discussion and reception on Wednesday, March 5th:    High Returns: How Investing in Adolescent Girls Today Will Pay Off Tomorrow     Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres:  6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Panel Discussion & Audience Q&A:  6:30…

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Many Roads to Global Health: The Power of Diversity and Inclusion

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

USAID's Global Health Fellows II Program presents: Many Roads to Global Health: The Power of Diversity and Inclusion GHFP-II is very pleased to have as one of their webinar presenters Fernando Fuentes, Jr., Ed.D, the Lead for Inclusion and Diversity at the Global Health Fellows Program II (GHFP-II). Dr. Fuentes and their other presenters will provide…

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The Launch of the Global Health Security Agenda

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

The Center for Strategic and International Studies Presents: The Launch of the Global Health Security Agenda 1:00 - 2:00 pm (EST)February 13, 20142nd floor Exxon-Mobil Conference Room From CSIS: Please join us as Dr. Thomas C. Frieden, Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Ms. Laura Holgate, (invited) Senior Director, WMD…

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‘Local ownership’ series with InterAction

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

InterAction presents: 'Local ownership' means working ourselves out of a job.  Are we really ready to do that? A two-part series Part Two: New Roles and their Implications From InterAction: Aid effectiveness principles emphasize “country ownership” of development, implying rebalanced power relationships between donors, host countries and development actors. Inclusive, participatory country ownership also implies sufficient local…

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Improving Maternal Health Through Universal Health Coverage

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

The Wilson Center presents: Improving Maternal Health Through Universal Health CoverageThursday, February 20, 201412:00-2:00 pmThe Wilson Center, 5th Floor Conference RoomFeaturing: Dr. Ana Langer, Harvard University and Dr. Jonathan Quick, Management Sciences for Health and GHC Board Chair With maternal mortality and other women’s health targets among those lagging furthest behind in the soon-to-expire Millennium…

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Women’s Health Research Group Symposium

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

The Women's Health Research Group, Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness, and Center for Nanomedicine present:  The 7th Annual Johns Hopkins Women's Health Research Group Symposium Wednesday, May 21, 2014 8:30am - 1:30pm Bloomberg School of Public Health This is the 7th Annual Johns Hopkins Women's Health Research Group Symposium. The title for the event is…

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The Evolution of GIS in M&E over the Past 5 Years

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

In a joint sponsorship, USAID funded MEASURE Evaluation Project and DHS Program present: MEASURE GIS Working Group Meeting The Evolution of GIS for M&E in Health Over the Past 5 Years Tuesday, March 4, 2014 (all day event) The last five years have seen significant growth in the use of GIS for monitoring and evaluation…

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New Directions in Social Experiments

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

Abt Associates presents: "New Directions in Social Experiments" What can U.S. and international evaluators learn from each other? Tuesday, March 11, 2014 4:30-6:00pm MIT Media Lab Dr. Michael Kremer, Harvard University Dr. Rebecca Maynard, University of Pennsylvania Dr. Abhijit Banerjee, MIT Dr. Stephen Bell, Abt Associates Senior Fellow Moderator: Dr. David Ellwood, Dean, Kennedy School…

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Population Health Colloquium

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

JSI Presents: Population Health Colloquium March 17-19, 2014 JSI embraces a systems-level approach based on the social-ecological model which suggests that multilevel interventions targeting individuals as well as interpersonal, organizational, community, and societal influences are necessary to achieve population-level health. Healthier communities bring healthier students to schools, healthier workers to businesses, and a healthier population…

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The Supreme Court and Contraceptive Coverage: Legal and Policy Implications

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

The Supreme Court and Contraceptive Coverage: Legal and Policy Implications Tuesday, March 11 9:30am-11:00am One month from today, the Supreme Court will hear two cases from for-profit corporations, Hobby Lobby Stores and Conestoga Wood Specialties, challenging the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) requirement to cover contraceptives on religious grounds. On Tuesday, March 11, two weeks before…

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An Rx for the Global Human Resources for Health Crisis

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

Jhpiego and Johns Hopkins School of Nursing presents: An Rx for the Global Human Resources for Health Crisis Wednesday, March 5, 2014 8:15am - 6:30pm Jhpiego and Johns Hopkins School of Nursing will host a special event on the role of global nursing leadership in ensuring a robust, competent health workforce in the developing world. Together…

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The Future of Global Health 2014

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

The Future of Global Health 2014 is a party for global health unlike any other.  It is a unique opportunity to step outside the usual panel discussion format and engage in meaningful conversation with peers and potential mentors. Global health experts from USAID, Kaiser Family Foundation, PATH, Plan, IMC, GlobeMed, UCSF and more, will facilitate…

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Health Disparities – Why Does Place Matter?

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

The Department of Health Policy & Management presents:  "Health Disparities – Why Does Place Matter?" March 10, 2014 12:15 - 1:15 pm Dr. Darrell J. Gaskin (Associate Professor of Health Economics & Deputy Director, Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions) will give at talk titled “Health Disparities – Why Does Place Matter? ” *OPEN TO GENERAL…

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U.S. Global Health Diplomacy and the Role of Ambassadors

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

The  Kaiser Family Foundation presents: U.S. Global Health Diplomacy and the Role of Ambassadors Monday, March 17, 2014  9:30 - 11:00 am In recent years, the U.S. government has increasingly made global health issues a key element of its diplomatic efforts – most notably in the creation of a new Office of Global Health Diplomacy at the…

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11th Annual Western Regional International Health Conference

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

The University of Washington Department of Global Health presents: The 11th Annual Western Regional International Health Conference University of Washington, Seattle April 4-6, 2014 As the 11th annual Western Regional International Health Conference commences, hundreds of students, speakers, and supporters will gather to discuss and engage with the topics of gender, sexuality, and social movements in…

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Saving Women’s & Children’s Lives: Strengthening the Health Workforce in Fragile Countries

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

International Medical Corps and Management Sciences for Health present:  In coordination with Reps. Jaime Herrera Beutler and Donna F. Edwards as well as Reps. Kristi Noem and Doris O. Matsui:  A congressional briefing to discuss the crucial role of health workers in saving the lives of women and children. These doctors, nurses, midwives, local pharmacists,…

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Improving the Use of Economic Evaluation for Global Health Funders

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

  Improving the Use of Economic Evaluation for Global Health Funders Tuesday, June 17, 20141:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.**Please bring your lunch--beverages provided** Featuring Thomas WilkinsonAdviser in Health Economics, NICE International   With Discussant Mead OverSenior Fellow, Center for Global Development   Moderated by Amanda Glassman Director of Global Health Policy and Senior Fellow, Center…

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Acting on the Call

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

  Acting on the Call On June 25, 2014, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Governments of Ethiopia and India, in collaboration with UNICEF and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will come together for a high-level forum called Acting on the Call: Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths to celebrate the…

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5th Birthday and Beyond

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

  5th Birthday and Beyond Over the past 25 years, the U.S. has played a leading role in a remarkable success story – unprecedented progress to prevent the deaths of millions of children around the globe. Join in a special tribute to current and former leadership of the House and Senate State/Foreign Operations Subcommittees for…

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SAVE THE DATE: Webinar on WASH and the USAID Nutrition Strategy

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

SAVE THE DATE: Webinar on WASH and the USAID Nutrition Strategy The recently released USAID Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy is an important step toward improved nutrition efforts in USAID programs. Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) is an integral part of improving nutrition is incorporated in many ways into this strategy. Join WASH Advocates and 1,000 Days…

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PMNCH 2014 Partners’ Forum

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

PMNCH 2014 Partners' Forum 2014 Partners’ Forum to Unite Champions from more than 40 countries Around Action Plan for Women’s and Children’s Health 30 JUNE - 1 JULY Sandton Convention Centre Johannesburg, South Africa From June 30 – July 1, 2014, global health professionals, policy makers, business leaders, advocates and youth leaders will gather for…

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Global Health Law Summer Institute: The Access Challenge

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

University of Washington School of Law hosts New Conference on Global Health: The Access Challenge July 14-18, 2014 The UW Global Health Summer Institute brings together representatives from academia, national governments, foundations, NGOs and the private sector to discuss the role of law and legal solutions in enhancing the global health delivery infrastructure. This year's…

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AIDS 2014: 20th International AIDS Conference

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

AIDS 2014: 20th International AIDS Conference Melbourne, Australia July 20-25, 2014 The 20th International AIDS  Conference (AIDS 2014) is the  premier gathering for those working  in the field of HIV, including  scientists, medical practitioners, activists, policymakers, people living  with HIV and others committed  to ending the epidemic. It will be a tremendous opportunity for researchers…

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9th Annual Border Health Conference: Disease Knows No Borders

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

 

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AAP Webinar: From Hurricanes to Pandemics: Helping Practices Prepare for the Worst

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

AAP Webinar: From Hurricanes to Pandemics: Helping Practices Prepare for the Worst July 18, 201412:00pm - 1:00pm This one hour Webinar is geared toward the primary care provider who works in an office setting. The Webinar will offer general preparedness strategies and ideas for how pediatricians and their office staff can prepare for disasters. Tips…

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SAVE THE DATE: A Discussion with Maximizing the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition (MQSUN)

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

A Discussion with Maximizing the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition (MQSUN) 1,000 Days welcomes you to join them for the next 1,000 Days Advocacy Working Group meeting with Maximizing the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition (MQSUN): Scaling Up Nutrition in 20+ SUN Countries on Thursday, July 17 at PATH (address below). MQSUN is an 8-partner consortium…

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UN High-Level Consultation on NCDs

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

UN High-Level Consultation on NCDs High-level meeting on the comprehensive review and assessment of the progress achieved in the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases July 10-11, 2014 The United Nations General Assembly is convening to review and assess progress on the prevention and control of NCDs in New York. The high-level meeting will assess…

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U.S. – Africa Leaders Summit

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

U.S. - Africa Leaders Summit Washington, DC August 4-6, 2014 President Obama will host the U.S. - Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, August 5 and Wednesday, August 6, 2014. This historic summit will bring African leaders to the nation's capital and further strengthen ties with one of the world's most dynamic and…

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Africa Development Forum

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Africa Development Forum What Should African Leaders Know to Accelerate the Achievement and Sustainability of Health Goals in the Post 2015 Agenda Thursday, July 31 9:00am – 12:00pm Chemonics International Teele Auditorium Panelists will discuss the lessons they have learned from their experiences and efforts working towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Designed to make a…

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Girl Summit 2014

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Girl Summit 2014 On July 22, 2014, the Government of the United Kingdom hosts the first Girl Summit, aimed at mobilizing domestic and international efforts to end female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) and child, early and forced marriage (CEFM) within a generation. The Summit, co-hosted by UNICEF, brings together women, girls and community leaders as well as…

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The United States’ Role in Generating Debate on LGBT Rights

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

A Discussion With Global LGBT Rights Activists A briefing hosted by Advocates for Youth and the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission in conjunction with US Representatives David Cicilline, Chris Gibson, Richard Hanna and John F. Tierney. Tuesday July 29, 2014 2:00 - 3:30 pm 2456 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 LGBT…

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AIDS 2014: What Happened and What’s Next?

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

AIDS 2014: What Happened and What's Next?  Thursday, August 7 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET Kaiser Family Foundation Offices Barbara Jordan Conference Center The Kaiser Family Foundation and  the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) will hold a briefing to assess the major outcomes of the 2014 International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014), held from July…

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64th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

64th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe September 15-18 Copenhagen, Denmark Ministers and high-level representatives of the 53 Member States in the WHO European Region, and partner and civil-society organizations will take part in the session, to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark on 15–18 September 2014. Key technical health issues on this year’s…

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SAVE THE DATE: Frontiers in Development Forum 2014

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Save the Date: September 18-19, 2014 2014 Forum: Ending Extreme Poverty On September 18 -19, please join the U.S. Agency for International Development, for an invitation-only high level forum that will bring together some of the brightest minds and boldest leaders on ending extreme poverty. The Frontiers in Development Forum is a major development event involving global leaders and engaging participants over two days of debates, high-profile talks, and interactive panels on…

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Discussion with Malawi Health Advocate: Martha Kwataine

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

RSVP:  acollure@intrahealth.org For those of you who would like to join the meeting by phone, please use the GoTo meeting link below: Please note that even if you are calling in via phone, you will have to join the meeting using the link below to get an audio pin.  And, to avoid disrupting the meeting,…

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Subcommittee Hearing: Combating the Ebola Threat

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

  Attend the Subcommittee Hearing: Combating the Ebola Threat on August 7th, 2014 from 2:00 to 5:00pm. Where: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Witnesses: Tom Frieden, M.D. Director Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Ariel Pablos-Méndez, M.D. Assistant Administrator Bureau for Global Health U.S. Agency for International Development

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Global Health & Innovation Conference: 2015

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Global Health & Innovation Conference: 2015  March 28-29, 2015 Yale University, New Haven, CT The Global Health & Innovation Conference (#GHIC) is the world's leading and largest global health conference as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference, with 2,200 professionals and students from all 50 states and more than 55 countries. This must-attend, thought-leading…

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1ST ANNUAL TRIANGLE GLOBAL HEALTH CONSORTIUM CONFERENCE

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

The 1st Annual Triangle Global Health Consortium Conference September 14-15, 2014UNC William & Ida Friday CenterChapel Hill, North Carolina Innovation in Global Health: Bridging the Innovation Gap between Research and Implementation Founded just four years ago, the Consortium is a non-profit member organization representing institutions from the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, the international health development NGO…

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Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research  September 30th to October 3rd 2014 Cape Town, South Africa  The theme of the symposium is the science and practice of people-centred health systems, chosen to enable participants to address current and critical concerns of relevance across countries in all parts of the world. Researchers, policy-makers, funders, implementers…

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Health Culture and Communication in Global Health Symposium

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Health Culture and Communication in Global Health Symposium September 10th - 12th, 2014 Rockville, MD Health culture and communication is increasingly recognized as playing a critical role in successful global health efforts. However, there remains significant room for enhancement of best practices, standards, and education/training. To that end, the Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine (CDHAM) will…

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Amref Health Africa’s 1st International Conference

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Amref Health Africa’s 1st International Conference Nov 24-26, 2014 Nairobi, Kenya Amref Health Africa, Africa’s largest International Health NGO, will be holding its first international conference themed ‘From Evidence to Action: Lasting Health Change for Africa’ in Nairobi, Kenya. The three day conference will focus on exchange of scientific results and debates on strategic ideas…

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Welcome Reception for US Global AIDS Coordinator Deborah Birx

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Global Health Council (GHC) and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) invite you to a Welcome Reception for    US Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Deborah Birx   Monday, September 8, 2014 4:30 - 6:00 PM Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20036 Please join GHC Executive…

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High-level United Nations delegation to update on Ebola outbreak

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Press conference September 3, 2014 at 10:3AM EDT (Washington DC time) Media Advisory HIGH-LEVEL UNITED NATIONS DELEGATION TO UPDATE ON EBOLA OUTBREAK WHAT: The UN’s senior leadership on Ebola will give the latest update on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, and Sierra Leone, and take questions from media about…

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Science and Connection: A New Era of Integrative Health and Medicine

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Join the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine: Translate the Science of Health and Healing into Practice Science and Connection: A New Era of Integrative Health and Medicine The Inaugural Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine Conference and The 15th Annual ABIHM Program October 26-30, 2014 Paradise Point Resort & Spa, San Diego, CA October…

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GHC at UNGA

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

at UNGA "UN General Assembly hall" by Patrick Gruban, cropped and downsampled by Pine - originally posted to Flickr as UN General Assembly The Global Health Council (GHC) is headed to New York in a couple weeks, and we would like to invite you to join us for the many exciting discussions and events surrounding…

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UNGA Side Event: Equal Partners in Health

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

GHC at UNGA Global Health Council, Action for Global Health, and the O'Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law cordially invite you to an event, which will bring together representatives from civil society, government, multilateral organizations and academia, to discuss the role of civil society organizations and communities in the design, implementation and accountability…

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Unleashing Growth

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

UNLEASHING GROWTH: A New Approach to Combating Global Poverty and Malnutrition through the USAID Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy 1,000 Days • Action Against Hunger • Bread for the World • The Chicago Council on Global Affairs • ChildFund International • Helen Keller International • InterAction • International Medical Corps • PATH • RESULTS • Save the…

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GHLS: Defining the Multi-Sector Landscape Symposium

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

December 10, 2014  |  2pm-7pm District Architecture Center 421 7th St. NW  Washington DC, 20004 Keynote Speaker: The Honorable Adam Smith, United States Congress Symposium Overview On December 10, 2014, Global Health Council will host a high-level symposium in Washington, DC to explore the multi-sector landscape emerging around today’s most pressing health challenges. The event…

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World Health Summit 2014

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

World Health Summit 2014 October 19 – 22, 2014 Federal Foreign Office Berlin, Germany   The annually held WHS has become the pre-eminent forum for addressing global health issues. It brings together key opinion leaders from academia, politics, civil society, and the private sector to take responsibility in all health related challenges. The WHS enjoys…

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A Symposium on The Ebola Crisis

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

A Symposium on The Ebola Crisis Tuesday, September 23, 2014  Intercultural Center Auditorium (ICC, 2nd floor) Georgetown University Opening Remarks  8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Dr. James Reardon-Anderson Interim Dean Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service Mr. John Monahan Advisor to the President for Global Health and Senior Fellow, McCourt School of Public Policy With special remarks…

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Social Entrepreneurship Institute

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Social Entrepreneurship Institute December 5, 2014 Shubert Theater, New Haven, Connecticut Presented by Unite For Sight, the Social Entrepreneurship Institute provides mentoring, guidance, and successful strategies for participants to apply to their work in global health, social entrepreneurship, and international development. In addition to unique interactive sessions by leaders in global health and social entrepreneurship,…

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Let Us Talk

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Let Us Talk When: Thursday, October 30 at 7:30pm EDT Where: City of Takoma Park, Municipal Government 7500 Maple Ave, Takoma Park, MD   “Leh Wi Tok” is a 40 minute documentary about the pioneers who started the independent radio movement during Sierra Leone’s 1991-2002 civil war. A discussion with the filmmaker – and representatives…

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Generation Nutrition

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

HOW CAN WE ACHIEVE A WORLD FREE OF CHILD DEATHS FROM UNDERNUTRITION? A roundtable discussion organized by: the Generation Nutrition campaign 6:00pm – 7:30pm Monday, November 17, 2014 Room Consiglio Rettorato, University of Rome 3, Jurisprudence Faculty, Via Ostiense 159 (same venue as Civil Society Pre-conference to ICN2)   SPEAKERS CAROLINE ABLA, Director of Nutrition…

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136th WHO Executive Board Session

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

136th WHO Executive Board Session 26 January–3 February 2015 Geneva, Switzerland The WHO Executive Board's 136th session will take place in Geneva from 26 January–3 February 2015. The Executive Board is composed of 34 members technically qualified in the field of health. Members are elected for three-year terms. The meeting will agree the agenda for…

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Funding For Social Impact: Advice From The Experts

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Funding For Social Impact: Advice From The Experts January 14th, 2-3pm Eastern Time Register at http://slate.uniteforsight.org/register/jan14webinar Learn from leading experts about funding for new ideas, growing organizations, and established organizations. The webinar will include guidance and advice from five panelists, as well as ample opportunity to ask the speakers questions about revenue-generating strategies, donor support, advice…

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Careers in Global Health and Social Entrepreneurship Webinar

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Careers in Global Health and Social Entrepreneurship Webinar January 21st, 4-5pm Eastern Time Register at http://slate.uniteforsight.org/register/jan21webinar Learn what skills and experiences are best for a career in global health, what employers are looking for, entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship in global health, the depth and breadth of global health and social entrepreneurship opportunities, and more. This webinar is…

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The Future of Global Health 2015

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Hosted by Global Health Council and the Global Health Fellows Program II, The Future of Global Health 2015 is an event for global health unlike any other. It is a unique opportunity to step outside the usual panel discussion format and engage in meaningful conversation with peers and potential mentors. The goal of TFGH15 is to foster connections and…

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GHC Salon

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Have you ever met a new colleague at an event, taken his or her business card, and then either forgot or ran out of time to follow-up? Come to GHC’s upcoming happy hour salon to reconnect, exchange ideas, and chat with GHC and its members about your priorities and plans for 2015. RSVP with your name and…

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WHA Policy Scrum Series

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

The first WHA Policy Scrum on March 11 from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET will cover the topics of Health Workforce & Infectious Diseases. Register here

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WHA Policy Scrum Series

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT
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WHA Policy Scrum Series

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Topics of this WHA Policy Scrum will include: Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation Register here

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WHA Policy Scrum Series

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Topics of this WHA Policy Scrum will include: WHO Reform Non-State Actors Register here

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Global Health Briefing Book Launch

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Global Health Briefing Book Launch March 2015 Date & Time TBD Hosted by Global Health Council  GHC and the global health advocacy community will launch "Taking Stock: Why U.S. investments in global health matter," the global health briefing book for the 114th Congress. Join us at a breakfast reception on Capitol Hill followed by meetings…

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Tools for Designing and Implementing Effective Programs Webinar

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Tools for Designing and Implementing Effective Programs Webinar February 12, 4-5pm Eastern Time Register here What works, and what doesn't work in program development? What are strategies to ensure effectiveness, and what are pitfalls to avoid? Learn from leading experts about designing and implementing effective and responsible health, development, and education programs globally. The webinar…

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Data2X and the Gender Data Revolution

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

The World Bank Group Gender Team cordially invites you to  Gender and Development Seminar Series "Data2X and the Gender Data Revolution" Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 12-1:30 p.m. World Bank Headquarters | MC13-121 1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC Chair: Haishan Fu, Director, Development Data Group, World Bank Speakers: Marya Buvinic, Senior Fellow, United Nations Foundation; Talip Kilic, Senior Economist, Living Standards Measurement…

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Ebola and Magpi: A conversation with Dr. Joel Selanikio of Magpi

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Ebola and Magpi: A conversation with Dr. Joel Selanikio of Magpi February 26, 2015 at 10:00-11:00 am ET Join TechChange in a free webinar on February 26 with Dr. Joel Selanikio to discuss his recent three-month tour in Sierra Leone treating Ebola patients. In his talk, he’ll share the challenges of electronic data collection in Ebola treatment…

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10th Anniversary of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

February 27 is the 10th anniversary of the entry into force of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). The treaty now has 180 Parties, which account for nearly 90% of the world's population. To mark the event, the Convention Secretariat will hold an event at WHO Headquarters in Geneva for Permanent Missions and…

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COHRED | Global Forum on Research and Innovation for Health 2015

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Forum 2015 COHRED | Global Forum on Research and Innovation for Health 2015 "People at the Center of Health Research and Innovation" August 24-27, 2015 Manila, Philippines Forum 2015 is a unique global platform to promote the role of research and innovation in creating better health, enhancing equity and stimulating development. Join other policy-makers, business…

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Tailored Solutions to Prioritize Women & Girls’ Health Globally

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

You are invited to join MSH and partners for Tailored Solutions to Prioritize Women & Girls' Health Globally, an International Women's Day event on Monday, March 9 from 1:30-3:00PM in Room 121 of the Cannon House Office Building. Click here to RSVP

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Meeting the challenge, seizing the opportunity: US leadership can advance global health R&D

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Thursday, March 26, 2015 12:30-2:00 p.m. Kennedy Caucus Room (SR 325), Russell Senate Office Building To RSVP, click here. Lunch will be provided. Guests will have the opportunity to browse interactive displays from nonprofit groups and learn about the latest global health research.   US investments in research have led to the creation of new…

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Ebola Rapid Diagnostic Tests: What Lies Ahead?

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

10:00AM – 11:30AM (EST) Monday, February 23, 2015 2nd Floor Conference Room Center for Strategic and International Studies 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20036 As the Ebola epidemic continues in West Africa, a major challenge impeding international efforts to “get to zero” Ebola cases and deaths is the absence of effective, portable, and…

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Access to Safe Abortion & Contraception: Vital for Young Women Globally

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT
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Putting Mothers and Babies First: Benefits Across a Lifetime

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

The Forum at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health invites you to attend: PUTTING MOTHERS AND BABIES FIRST: Benefits Across a Lifetime Presented in Collaboration with The GroundTruth Project and GlobalPost Thursday, February 26, 2015 12:30-1:30pm ET The Leadership Studio, 10th Floor Kresge Building, 677 Huntington Ave., Boston Please RSVP to theforum@hsph.harvard.edu One of…

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“I Am A Girl” Screening

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

JSI hosts the screening of "I Am A Girl" March 12, 2015 Gallery Place Theater @ 7:30 PM As part of our International Women's Day observances, JSI is hosting a screening of "I Am A Girl," a documentary that follows six young women coming of age today - Manu, Kimsey, Aziza, Habiba, Breani and Katie  - whether that…

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Oral Health in Schools Webinar

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Children in the Philippines participate in tooth brushing drills at school. Picture taken by: Save the Children March 20, 2015 is World Oral Health Day. The March SHN webinar series will share lessons learned and program interventions from the Philippines and Tajikistan SHN programs funded by the Wrigley Company Foundation. Both programs have had great success…

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Movement building across Africa to enhance young people’s access to contraceptives

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT
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GHC Salon

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Have you ever met a new colleague at an event, taken his or her business card, and then either forgot or ran out of time to follow-up? Come to GHC’s upcoming happy hour salon to reconnect, exchange ideas, and chat with GHC and its members about your priorities and plans for 2015.

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Funding the Future of RMNCAH: The Global Financing Facility (GFF)

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT
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Health Measurement in a Post-2015 Environment

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Please join us for a stakeholder briefing on Health Measurement in a Post-2015 Environment   With remarks by   Tim EvansSenior Director, Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice World Bank Group   Jennifer Adams Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau of Global Health United States Agency for International Development   Ties BoermaDirector, Health Statistics and Informatics World Health…

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Every Woman, Every Child, Every Adolescent, Every Where

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Every Woman, Every Child, Every Adolescent, Every Where A 3 Part Consultation on Financing for RMNCAH 1. Webinar I Universality, Governance and Financing Date: March 16, 2015 Time: 15:00 London Time 2. Global Health Beyond 2015 Engaging Southern Non-state actors in Financing for RMNCAH A side event at the 69th Commission on the Status of Women Date:…

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Consortium of Universities for Global Health 6th Annual Conference

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Consortium of Universities for Global Health 6th Annual Conference Mobilizing Research for Global Health Sheraton Boston Hotel | Boston, Massachusetts March 26 – 28, 2015 with Special Satellite Sessions March 25, 2015 REGISTER for CUGH’s global health conference to learn, network, and build collaborations with colleagues from around the world. Over 1,600 attendees from academia, NGOs,…

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Shared Value Leadership Summit 2015

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT
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Ebola and Beyond: Global Epidemics in our One Health World 2015

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Ebola and Beyond: Global Epidemics in our One Health World 2015 Wednesday, March 25 at 8:30am-12:30pm Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center 3800 Reservoir Road., N.W. Washington, DC RSVP required by March 13 due to space and funding limits. RSVP to Ms. Yvette H. Queen at: YHQ@Georgetown.edu Schedule: 7:30-8:15: Light breakfast 8:30-8:40: Welcome: Dr. Daniel Lucey…

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When Science Isn’t Enough: Why Some People Have Stopped Vaccinating Their Kids

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

The recent outbreak of measles, a highly contagious disease that was previously eliminated in the United States, has reignited the debate around vaccination. Public misconceptions and misinformed spokespeople have led to anti-vaccination movements and vaccine hesitancy that jeopardize the health and well-being of communities, both in the United States and in Europe. Join Ogilvy Washington and…

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Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference Reaching every mother & newborn with quality care October 18-21, 2015 Mexico City The Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference 2015 will provide a global forum to understand and respond to the most urgent health needs of mothers and newborns, focusing on three key themes: -- quality care - integration -…

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The Fight Against Ebola: From Response to Recovery

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

The Fight Against Ebola From Response to Recovery Monday, March 23, 2015 1:00-2:30 PM 1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 3rd Floor Washington, DC 20009 Global Health Council and International Medical Corps invite you to a discussion with Sean Casey, Regional Director, Ebola Emergency Response for International Medical Corps. Casey was the first International Medical Corps staff to deploy…

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Where Does Guinea Stand in the Fight Against Ebola?

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Where Does Guinea Stand in the Fight Against Ebola? A Conversation with CDC Director Tom Frieden 3:15PM - 3:45PM (EST) Monday, March 23, 2015 Conference Call** Much progress has been made by the Government of Guinea and their international partners to stop Ebola over the past several months. Still, challenges remain. The course of Guinea’s…

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Christian Connections for International Health Conference

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Christian Connections for International Health Conference June 26-29, 2015 Marymount University Arlington, VA Mark your calendar for the CCIH 29th Annual Conference to be held June 26-29, 2015 at Marymount University in Arlington, VA, USA. Hear from attendees why they come to the CCIH annual conference, the one gathering that unites the spectrum of Christians…

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CORE Group Spring 2015 Global Health Practitioner Conference

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

CORE Group Spring 2015 Global Health Practitioner Conference April 13 - 17, 2015 Alexandria, VA Join CORE Group member NGOs and associates, academics, donors, and other community health advocates at the Spring 2015 Global Health Practitioner Conference for skill building, networking, and program learning. This lively conference centers on community health design and implementation, highlighting…

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Community Health In Conflict Settings: Trauma-aware programming and practice

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

  Community Health In Conflict Settings: Trauma-aware programming and practice April 13, 2015, 9:00am - 5:00pm Hilton Alexandria at Mark Center 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA, 22311 Cost: $25, Covers Breakfast, Lunch and Workshop Costs. View workshop outline here. OPTIONS: Register for this event only OR add to your Conference Registration Description: Workshop participants will…

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Achieving Universal Health Coverage through Investments in Essential Health Services

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Achieving Universal Health Coverage through Investments in Essential Health Services: The Role of Civil Society Thursday, March 26, 2015 6:30-7:45pm UN Headquarters Conference Building Conference Room A Hosted by the Global Alliance for Surgical, Obstetric, Trauma, and Anaesthesia Care (The G4 Alliance) and the International Federation of Surgical Colleges. RSVP Here by March 25, 2015. Please note,…

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Afghanistan: Transforming Its Health System to Address the Needs of Its People

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

The Health Policy Project cordially invites you to: Afghanistan: Transforming Its Health System to Address the Needs of Its People Thursday, April , 2015 National Press Club 529 14th Street NW Washington, DC 20045 Agenda 8:00 -9:00 AM:           Registration and breakfast 9:00 – 10:30 AM:       Panel discussion 10:30-…

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Informal interactive Business Hearing on the FfD Conference

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Provided by the Business & Health Group for Post-2015. Informal Interactive Business Hearing on the FfD Conference April 8, 2015 United Nations Head Quarters Primarily targeting member states, this one-day event is also open to other participants who wish to attend, particularly from the business sector. The Hearing will feature three interactive panel sessions with member…

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Women at the Center: A Call for Maternal Health & Rights

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT
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The Promises & Challenges of Aid Localization

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

The Promises & Challenges of Aid Localization Thursday April 30, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. Cocktail reception to follow Council on Foreign Relations 1777 F Street, NW, Washington DC As donors increasingly direct funding to local organizations, aid localization is having a profound impact on the international development world. This growing trend creates significant opportunities and challenges for the…

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Maternal Health Initiative:Integrating Mental Health into Maternal Health Programs

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Maternal Health Initiative: Integrating Mental Health into Maternal Health Programs Thursday, April 9, 2015 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Perinatal common mental health disorders (PCMDs), like maternal depression, are among the most prevalent health problems in pregnancy. In low- and middle-income countries, about 16 percent of pregnant women will suffer from a PCMD, which can…

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Partnerships for Family Planning in Senegal: Lessons for U.S. Policy

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Partnerships for Family Planning in Senegal: Lessons for U.S. Policy 9:30AM-1:30PM (EDT) Monday, April 27, 2015 2nd Floor Conference Center  Center for Strategic and International Studies 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20036 Please join us for a conference to examine U.S. policy options to advance family planning and women's health in Senegal. This…

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CSIS Global Development Forum

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

CSIS Global Development Forum Thursday, April 23, 2015 8:00 am - 3:30 pm Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) 1616 Rhode Island Avenue NW Keynote Addresses by: The Honorable Ander Crenshaw U.S. Representative, R-FL Dr. Sri Mulyani Indrawati Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer World Bank Group See here for full event agenda and further detail.…

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Introduction to the World Health Assembly: A briefing for new delegates

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

in collaboration with the World Health Organization More details here Featuring: Katherine DeLand, Chief of Staff, WHO Ebola Response   Professors Ilona Kickbusch and Andrew Cassels, Global Health Programme, the Graduate Institute, Geneva Ambassador John E. Lange, United Nations Foundation Additional WHO Speakers TBC   Sunday 17 May 2015 3 pm – 7 pm CET…

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From Commitment to Action: Delivering on NCDs and Health in the Post-2015 Era

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Monday, May 18, 2015 18.30-20.00, followed by Reception Hosted by the NCD Alliance A high-level panel discussion on the means to deliver on ambitious targets for health and NCDs in the post-2015 development agenda. This event will provide an opportunity to explore a credible game plan for preventing and managing NCDs as a cross-cutting development issue. Discussions will consider the state of global and national health architectures; sustainable financing for NCDs; and potential accountability…

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Leave no-one behind: Ensuring Universal Health Coverage for marginalised and key populations

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT
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SAVE THE DATE: Technical Consultation: Emergency Contraception in Community-Based Family Planning Programs

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

Save the date for a Technical Consultation on Emergency Contraception (EC) in Community-Based Family Planning (CBFP) Programs. Learn more about recent developments in the integration of EC in CBFP programs and develop a way forward for donors and programs to better integrate EC into CBFP programs. Participants: Implementing partners, USAID, other donors with experience or interest…

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3:50 pm

Health In the 2030 Development Agenda

May 21 @ 3:50 pm EDT
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Webinar: Tools for Effective Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation

May 21 @ 3:50 pm EDT

Tools for Effective Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation Wednesday, November 18 4-5pm Eastern Time REGISTER HERE Learn from leading experts about locally-responsible and effective research, monitoring and evaluation.  The webinar is a must-attend for students and professionals engaged in field research or data collection. Gain insight from the panelists' key lessons learned. The webinar will include five…

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Mental Health Integration into General Health Care in Humanitarian and Development Settings

May 21 @ 3:50 pm EDT
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Strong Health Systems Support Healthy Families

May 21 @ 3:50 pm EDT
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3:53 pm

A Conversation with Phillipe Douste-Blazy on His Candidacy for Director-General of WHO

May 21 @ 3:53 pm EDT

A Conversation with Phillipe Douste-Blazy on His Candidacy for Director-General of WHO Thursday, September 29, 2016 2:30 - 4:00 pm Center for Strategic & International Studies 2nd Floor A 1616 Rhode Island Ave, NW Washington, D.C. REGISTER HERE On Thursday, September 29, 2016, the CSIS Global Health Policy Center will host a conversation with Phillipe…

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A Conversation with Ethan Nadelmann, Drug Policy Alliance

May 21, 2020 @ 3:53 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

A Conversation with Ethan Nadelmann, Drug Policy Alliance October  13, 2016 17:30 - 18:30 pm CEST Maison de la paix The Graduate Institute Geneva REGISTER HERE The debate on drug policy reform has gained momentum in the last few years to reduce the harm caused by drugs through health- and human rights-based approaches. However, the…

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What Women Want: Demands from 1 million Women and Girls. Will you Listen?

May 21 @ 3:53 pm EDT

Organized by the White Ribbon Alliance and What Women Want What Women Want: Demands from 1 million Women and Girls. Will you Listen? June 4, 2019 5 PM – 7PM Women Deliver Vancouver Convention Center West Meeting Room 301 - 305 RSVP Listening to women is radical. Acting on their demands is revolutionary. We’ve heard from…

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4:00 pm

On the Coronavirus Front Line: Inside Italy’s COVID War

May 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Organized by FRONTLINE PBS "On the Coronavirus Front Line" Inside Italy's COVID War May 21, 2020 RSVP FRONTLINE invites you to join an important and compelling conversation with Dr. Mangiatordi, and Sasha Joelle Achilli as they discuss behind the scenes of Inside Italy’s COVID War. The program will feature film clips, and a conversation about the…

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