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May 2022

Walk the Talk: Health For All Challenge

May 22 @ 2:30 am - 4:30 am EDT

Organized by the World Health Organization Walk the Talk: Health For All Challenge May 22, 2022 RSVP The World Health Organization will organize the 3rd edition in Geneva of the “Walk the Talk: Health For All Challenge” on May 22, on the morning of the World Health Assembly. Participants are invited to run or walk two routes: 3 km or 4.2 km. People of all ages and abilities will start at Place des Nations from 8:30 a.m. CEST. People around…

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Charting a Path to the Triple Billion Targets in a Pandemic Era

May 22 @ 5:00 am - 6:45 am EDT

Organized by the Global Health Centre and the United Nations Foundation Charting a Path to the Triple Billion Targets in a Pandemic Era May 22, 2022 RSVP The Global Health Centre and the United Nations Foundation will co-host their annual briefing on 22 May 2022 to preview the key issues being considered at the 75th World Health Assembly (WHA) and explain WHA modalities for delegates, non-state actors, the media, and general audiences. The event will highlight the impact of the…

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Unlocking Food Composition to Revolutionize Food Systems for Human and Planetary Health

May 22 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm EDT

Organized by the Periodic Table of Food Initiative Unlocking Food Composition to Revolutionize Food Systems for Human and Planetary Health May 22, 2022 RSVP On May 22 from 17:30 to 19:30 CEST, the Periodic Table of Food Initiative, a global participatory project to comprehensively profile the diverse composition of food eaten around the world, with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research, and the Seerave Foundation, will host its launch as a side event during the…

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An Enabled, Fit-for-Purpose Health Workforce for Africa

May 23 @ 1:30 am - 2:30 am EDT

Organized by the World Health Organization (WHO), Amref Health Africa, and Pathfinder International An Enabled, Fit-for-Purpose Health Workforce for Africa May 23, 2022 RSVP The side event aims to bring together multiple countries in Africa to generate high level conversation, debate and political solutions to boost progress in the global efforts to adapt and mitigate against climate change effects on universal health coverage with women and youth at the centre. Expected outcomes The initiation of multi-sectoral South-to-south dialogue on climate…

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Time To End RHD: From Promises To Action

May 23 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 am EDT

Organized by World Hearth Federation Time To End RHD: From Promises To Action May 23, 2022 RSVP Join the World Heart Federation for a virtual event on ending rheumatic heart disease. The event will be held on May 23, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. CEST. Are you hosting an event soon? Share your event with us by emailing events@globalhealth.org. And, stay up-to-date with the news from the global health community by signing up for our monthly newsletter.

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Strengthening Health Systems through upscaling Surgical Care Overcoming the final hurdle: Sustainable Financing

May 23 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm EDT

Organized by Global Surgery Foundation Strengthening Health Systems through upscaling Surgical Care Overcoming the final hurdle: Sustainable Financing May 23, 2022 RSVP We invite you to a Global Surgery Foundation side-event at the margins of the 75th World Health Assembly, entitled Strengthening Health Systems through upscaling Surgical Care Overcoming the final hurdle: Sustainable Financing The event will bring together high-level leaders from member states, United Nations, academia, civil society, and industry in a discussion panel with a subsequent networking forum. Date: Monday, 23 May…

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Pan-African Multilateral Partnership on Climate Change and Health

May 23 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm EDT

Organized by Amref Health Africa and the Global Climate & Health Alliance Pan-African Multilateral Partnership on Climate Change and Health May 23, 2022 RSVP This hybrid WHA side event aims to bring together multiple countries in Africa to generate high-level conversation, debate and political solutions to boost progress in the global efforts to adapt and mitigate against climate change effects on universal health coverage with women and youth at the centre. The event will consist of two panel discussions: “The…

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Biopharmaceutical industry’s perspective on COVID-19 lessons learned

May 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

Organized by IFPMA Biopharmaceutical industry’s perspective on COVID-19 lessons learned May 23, 2022 RSVP On the margins of the 75th World Health Assembly (WHA75), IFPMA will host a cocktail reception to launch a new report on the biopharmaceutical industry’s perspective on the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. The report examines what needs preserving and strengthening from our collective COVID-19 response, and what needs fixing so not to repeat the mistakes from this pandemic. To attend the event, taking place on 23 May 2022…

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Reaching the unreached: Pandemic learnings for vaccines over a lifetime

May 24 @ 3:00 am - 5:30 am EDT

Organized by Jhpiego and The Rockefeller Foundation Reaching the unreached: Pandemic learnings for vaccines over a lifetime May 24, 2022 RSVP A #WHA75 side event sponsored by Jhpiego and The Rockefeller Foundation InterContinental Geneve 7-9 Chemin du Petit Saconnex Geneve, 1211 Switzerland The roll-out of COVID-19 vaccinations has required a sustained emergency response unlike anything we’ve seen. To bolster these efforts, ministries of health have enlisted new vaccine partners—such as HIV prevention and care programs—who have enabled global scale-up. Countries…

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Expanding vaccine manufacturing in LAC: A Roadmap to equitable access

May 24 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am EDT

Organized by the Government of Mexico, PAHO, CEPI, ECLAC Expanding vaccine manufacturing in LAC: A Roadmap to equitable access May 24, 2022 RSVP This event on May 24 from 13:00 to 15:00 CEST aims to address the challenges to better prepare for health emergencies in Latin America & the Caribbean (LAC), discuss the recommendations by the organizers on strengthening vaccine development and manufacturing capacities in the region, and examine how actions proposed for the LAC region are aligned with global…

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