World in flames: civil society lost in the impotence of international law

MSF Headquarters Geneva, Switzerland

A civil society workshop The main goal of this G2H2 civil society workshop is simple, albeit challenging: we must allow ourselves the time and space to exchange our reflections listening to each other in our different and possibly diverging views. We need to exchange perspectives and positions and share our personal experiences beyond mere professional patterns, […]

Walk the Talk: Health for All Challenge

Place des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

The Walk the Talk: Health for All Challenge returns on Sunday, 26 May 2024 to Geneva, Switzerland to provide a healthy kickstart to the Seventy-seventh World Health Assembly. WHO is joining with the UN family, Member States, athletes, local sports clubs health partners and the Geneva community to celebrate the importance of healthy lifestyles and demonstrate measures […]

World Heart Summit

Biotech Campus

Join the World Heart Federation on 26 May for the World Heart Summit at the Biotech Campus

Introduction to the 77th World Health Assembly: Addressing Health Challenges in an Increasingly Polarized World

Auditorium Ivan Pictet, Geneva Graduate Institute, Maison de la paix and online.

Since 2014, the Global Health Centre (GHC) and United Nations Foundation (UNF) have co-hosted an annual public event on the eve of the World Health Assembly (WHA) to preview the key issues being considered at the Assembly and explain WHA modalities for delegates, non-state actors, the media, and general audiences. The event regularly attracts hundreds […]

Dialogue, insights and leadership for action and accountability: A special event series on the occasion of the 77th World Health Assembly (1 of 2)

Vieux Bois

The combination of effects of climate change, conflicts, the cost-of-living crisis and COVID-19 aftermath are rolling back decades of progress, with far-reaching effects for the most vulnerable, in particular women, children and adolescents. The time has come for decisive and accelerated action to protect the promise and attain the Sustainable Development Goals for Women, Children […]

WHPA 25th Anniversary

Salle Mont Blanc, Warwick Hotel 14 rue de Lausanne, Geneva, Switzerland

Join the World Health Professions Alliance on 26 May from 18:30-20:00 (6:30-8:00) for a 25th Anniversary Celebration at Salle Mont Blanc, Warwick Hotel.

Driving local impact towards global health equity

Hotel Intercontinental 7-9, Chemin du Petit-Saconnex, 1209, Geneva, Switzerland

In the face of recent global health crises, the call for a unified yet localized approach to healthcare has never been louder. Amref Health Africa and City Cancer Challenge (C/Can) are answering this call by hosting an innovative side-event at WHA77 titled “Driving Local Impact Towards Global Health Equity.” This event is not just a meeting; it’s a catalyst for […]

Innovate, Invest, Empower & Protect: Shaping the Future of Health Workforce

14 Rue de Lausanne 1201 Geneva, Switzerland

Please join us at the 77th World Health Assembly for an in-person discussion at the Warwick Hotel in Geneva on Monday, May 27th, 2024 from 08:00 – 12:00 for insightful panel discussions on best practices, locally led solutions, and partnerships that help create an enabling environment for health workers. The panel discussions will be followed by an […]

UHC2030 CSEM Networking Space

International Geneva Welcome Centre Route de Ferney 106, 1202, Geneva, Switzerland

Will you be in Geneva for the 77th World Health Assembly? Come and join UHC2030 and the Civil Society Engagement Mechanism (CSEM) at the networking space to meet, network, and discuss advocacy strategies to drive action on UHC at the country level.  Theme: From commitments to action: accelerating equitable progress towards UHC Date: Monday, May 27 – Wednesday, May 29, 2024 Time: 8:30-17:00 […]

Geneva Health Forum Conference

Campus Biotech Chem. des Mines 9, 1202 Genève

GHF Conference 2024 From May 27 to 29, 2024, the Geneva Health Forum Conference will take place alongside the World Health Assembly (WHA). As the WHA convenes a political audience, the GHF Conference provides a unique platform conveying the perspectives of scientists, medical practitioners and field actors on the main challenges and opportunities for global health. True […]

Congenital Anomalies and Universal Health: Leaving No One Behind

Globethics c/o World Council of Churches (WCC) 150 Route de Ferney 1202, Geneva, Switzerland

Note: This is an in-person event Join us for a discussion about advocating for a universal health coverage agenda that includes health investments, policies and programs that provide access to prevention and care for persons born with congenital anomalies. "Child survival in low-income settings is improving globally; and yet still, interventions to prevent, detect and […]