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OFFICIAL Non-State Actor Side Events

May 22 - May 28
Palais des Nations

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 Room IX 18:00-18:50 “Action and accountability…

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7:30 am

Breakfast Side-Event: Ebola, Pandemics, and Biological Weapons

May 22 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hotel InterContinental Geneve

Organized by the Nuclear Threat Initiative, the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, the Georgetown University Center for Global Health Science and Security, and the Future of Humanity Institute Breakfast Side-Event: Ebola, Pandemics, and Biological Weapons Wednesday, May 22, 2019 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM InterContinental Hotel Ballroom B-C Geneva RSVP Please join Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu,…

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8:00 am

How Communities Can Deliver UHC for Women and Adolescents

May 22 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Geneva Press Club Geneva, Switzerland + Google Map

Organized by Communities At The Heart of UHC, Pathfinder International, and the What To Expect Project How Communities Can Deliver UHC for Women and Adolescents Wednesday, May 22, 2019 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Geneva Press Club/ Club suisse de la presse 106 Route de Ferney 1202 Geneva Switzerland RSVP   Universal Health Coverage (UHC) grounded…

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Harnessing Global Momentum in Mental Health: Public-Private Collaboration

May 22 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Hotel InterContinental Geneve

Organized by the World Economic Forum Harnessing Global Momentum in Mental Health: Public-Private Collaboration Wednesday, May 22, 2019 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Hotel Intercontinental, Méditerranée Room Chemin du Petit-Saconnex 7-9, Geneva, Switzerland RSVP Momentum in global mental health has never been stronger, and globally coordinated advocacy efforts continue in 2019. But what actions should public-private…

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8:30 am

Building Country Capacity for Global Health Security

May 22 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Musée Ariana, 10 Avenue de la Paix
Geneva, Switzerland
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Organized by Chemonics International Building Country Capacity for Global Health Security Wednesday, May 22, 2019 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Musée Ariana 10 Avenue de la Paix 1202 Geneva, Switzerland RSVP In parallel with the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva, Chemonics International is hosting a dialogue on advancing multisectoral and multi-stakeholder efforts to achieve global health security.…

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12:00 pm

Leaving No One Behind: Leading with equity from the community to the hospital through a comprehensive UHC delivery strategy

May 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Geneva Press Club Geneva, Switzerland + Google Map

Organized by Partners In Health, Harvard Medical School programs in Global NCDs and Social Change and Global Surgery and Social Change, Helmsley Charitable Trust, and the Kletjian Foundation Leaving No One Behind: Leading with equity from the community to the hospital through a comprehensive UHC delivery strategy Wednesday, May 22, 2019 12 PM – 2…

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12:30 pm

Is Democracy Good for Health? A Discussion on the Political Determinants of Health

May 22 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Maison de la paix

Organized by The Global Health Center of The Graduate Institute of Geneva Is Democracy Good for Health? A Discussion on the Political Determinants of Health Wednesday, May 22, 2019 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Maison de la paix Auditorium Ivan Pictet Geneva, Switzerland RSVP A major study of 170 countries published in the Lancet has…

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Nutrition Policy Action to Save Lives: Trans Fat Free by 2023

May 22 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Avenue de la paix Geneva, Switzerland + Google Map

Organized by the NCD Alliance, in partnership with Resolve to Save Lives, an initiative of Vital Strategies Nutrition Policy Action to Save Lives: Trans Fat Free by 2023 Wednesday, May 22, 2019 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Restaurant Vieux Bois Avenue de la Paix 12 1202 Geneva RSVP For more information, please email Simone Bosch at…

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Innovate + Collaborate + Scale = End Malaria

May 22 @ 12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Hotel InterContinental Geneve

Organized by the RBM Partnership to End Malaria, together with the World Health Organization, Unitaid, Business Alliance Against Malaria, and the US President’s Malaria Initiative Innovate + Collaborate + Scale = End Malaria Wednesday, May 22, 2019 12:30 PM – 2:15 PM InterContinental Geneva 7-9 Chemin du Petit-Saconnex 1209 Geneva Switzerland RSVP The global fight against…

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1:00 pm

Health for All: Gene and Cell Therapies in Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

May 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
International Red Cross Museum Geneva, Switzerland + Google Map

Organized by the Thalassaemia International Federation, the International Alliance of Patients' Organizations (IAPO), and the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA) Health for All: Gene and Cell Therapies in Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Wednesday, May 22, 2019 1 PM – 2 PM International Red Cross Museum Henry Dunant Room Geneva, Switzerland RSVP This Side…

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6:00 pm

The Role of Government in Welcoming the Voice of the People

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Restaurant Vieux Bois Genève, 12 Avenue de la Paix
Geneva, Switzerland
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Organized by The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health and Every Woman Every Child, The Independent Accountability Panel, CORE Group and the organizations of the Citizen-Led Accountability Coalition The Role of Government in Welcoming the Voice of the People Wednesday, May 22, 2019 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Restaurant Vieux Bois Genève - Restaurant d’application…

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#EndCholera Reception

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chemin du Pommier 40, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex
Geneva, Switzerland
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Organized by the Global Task Force on Cholera Control (GTFCC) #EndCholera Reception Wednesday, May 22, 2019 6 PM – 8 PM The Global Health Campus Chemin du Pommier 40 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex Geneva, Switzerland RSVP For more information and to RSVP, please contact: GTFCCsecretariat@who.int. Please join us during WHA72 for a country-led exploration of progress and…

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“First do no harm”: Why water, sanitation and hygiene must be a priority for quality healthcare, protecting patient safety and tackling AMR

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Palais de Nations

Organized by the World Health Organization, and WaterAid "First do no harm": Why water, sanitation and hygiene must be a priority for quality healthcare, protecting patient safety and tackling AMR Wednesday, May 22, 2019 6 PM – 7:30 PM Room 8 Palais des Nations Geneva, Switzerland RSVP   For more information and to RSVP, please contact…

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Achieving Women and Girls’ Health and Human Rights: Putting Gender Equality at the Center of UHC

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
Palais de Nations

Organized by the International Women’s Health Coalition, International Planned Parenthood Federation, Women Deliver, and Women in Global Health Achieving Women and Girls' Health and Human Rights: Putting Gender Equality at the Center of UHC Wednesday, May 22, 2019 6:00 – 6:50 PM Room IX Palais des Nations Geneva, Switzerland RSVP   For more information, contact Courtney…

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