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May 2020

El Susto (The Shock): The Political and Commercial Determinants of Type 2 Diabetes

May 12 @ 5:00 am - 6:00 am EDT

Organized by Global Health Centre and Saluteglobale.it El Susto (The Shock): The Political and Commercial Determinants of Type 2 Diabetes May 20, 2020 RSVP The online screening of El Susto (The Shock), followed by a discussion with a diverse group of experts, including the film director, will shed light on the factors that shape the epidemiology of type 2 diabetes. Mexico’s number one killer is not cartels, but type 2 diabetes. Medical textbooks speak of genetics, diet, obesity, lack of physical exercise as…

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The Health for All Film Festival

May 12 @ 7:30 am - 8:00 am EDT

Organized by WHO The Health for All Film Festival May 12, 2020 Webinar Livestream WHO receives nearly 1,300 entries for inaugural film festival For its inaugural Health for All Film Festival, WHO received 1265 submissions from more than 110 countries on a great diversity of health topics. A jury composed of critically-acclaimed artists and Senior WHO experts advised WHO's Director-General for winners and now is the time to reveal those prizes! This will happen on 12 May, coinciding with the International…

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Immunization in the Time of COVID-19

May 14 @ 5:00 am - 6:00 am EDT

Organized by Gavi CSO Constituency, ACTION, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, PATH, RESULTS UK, Save the Children Immunization in the Time of COVID-19 May 14, 2020 Webinar Join the webinar The COVID-19 pandemic is claiming lives across the globe and causing disruption to the delivery of primary health care services. A critical concern is that the interruption of immunization services poses a major risk for secondary outbreaks of vaccine preventable diseases (VPD). This spotlight on vaccines highlights the importance of routine…

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World Health Assembly Open Briefing

May 14 @ 5:00 am - 6:30 am EDT

Organized by Global Health Centre and UN Foundation  World Health Assembly Open Briefing May 14, 2020 RSVP The Global Health Centre and UN Foundation announce the annual World Health Assembly (WHA) Open Briefing for delegates, non-state actors, and the general public. This virtual event will introduce how the 73rd Assembly, the first ever to convene online, will work this year, with an update from WHO on the COVID-19 response. A diverse panel of experts will explore key issues emerging in…

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The WHO Covid-19 Technology Pool: The solution to ensure global access to Covid-19 health technologies

May 14 @ 5:00 am - 6:30 am EDT
Health Action International

Organized by Health Action International, Knowledge Ecology International, Medicines Law & Policy, Pharmaceutical Accountability Foundation, and Wemos The WHO Covid-19 Technology Pool: The solution to ensure global access to Covid-19 health technologies May 14, 2020 RSVP   On 14 May 2020, Health Action International, Knowledge Ecology International, Medicines Law & Policy, Pharmaceutical Accountability Foundation, and Wemos will convene a briefing entitled: “The WHO Covid-19 Technology Pool: The solution to ensure global access to Covid-19 health technologies”. This side event in…

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A World Health Assembly in times of a dual crisis: Covid-19 and the collapse of multilateralism as we have known it

May 15 @ 5:00 am - 7:30 am EDT

Organized by Geneva Global Health Hub A World Health Assembly in times of a dual crisis: Covid-19 and the collapse of multilateralism as we have known it May 15, 2020 Webinar RSVP The civil society meeting on 15 May will allow members of the Geneva Global Health Hub and other civil society colleagues to share their views of the World Health Assembly in the current crisis of multilateralism that is accentuated by the Covid-19 pandemic. The discussion will be structured…

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Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge 2020

May 17 @ 2:00 am - 7:00 am EDT

Organized by WHO Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge 2020 May 17, 2020 RSVP The third edition of the Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge goes virtual this year. In light of COVID-19, the event will offer a global platform to promote health and well-being for people all over the world. The Virtual Walk the Talk will be held on 17 May 2020 and will support ongoing efforts to promote ways for people to be healthy…

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COVID-19: What Comes Next

May 19 @ 5:00 am - 6:30 am EDT

Organized by Rabin Martin COVID-19: What Comes Next? May 19, 2020 RSVP   Rabin Martin is pleased to participate in this year's virtual World Health Assembly convening. As in years past, Rabin Martin is bringing together a select group of global health stakeholders across industries and sectors to discuss pressing matters that require collaborative action.In a fireside chat, Rabin Martin CEO Dr. Jeffrey L. Sturchio will join renowned global health expert and Pulitzer Prizer-winning journalist Laurie Garrett about the urgent need…

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The Health Impacts of COVID-19 on Women: Building More Equitable Health Systems through Global Cooperation

May 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

Organized by Women in Global Health and Hip-Politics The Health Impacts of COVID-19 on Women: Building More Equitable Health Systems through Global Cooperation May 19, 2020 Livestream Opening Remarks: Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (D-Virgin Islands) Speakers: Gabrielle Fitzgerald, Founder & CEO, Panorama Global Lisa Hayes, Acting Executive Director, Georgia Health Alliance Dr. Camara Jones, Senior Fellow, Satcher Health Leadership Institute and Cardiovascular Research Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine Loyce Pace, President & Executive Director, Global Health Council Cameron C. Tremble, Founder,…

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Launching the Future of Population Health

May 20 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am EDT

Organized by 3-D Commission Launching the Future of Population Health May 20, 2020 RSVP Please join us for a virtual event to mark the launch of The Rockefeller Foundation-Boston University Commission on Health Determinants, Data, and Decision-making (3-D Commission). The event will explore how, in a time of the COVID-19 pandemic, big data can inform our understanding of the social determinants of health and influence public policy to keep people safe and healthy. Featured Speakers: Dr. Sandro Galea, Dean and Robert A.…

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