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September 2020

Listening to the Voices in Maternal Health

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Organized by MSD for Mothers and Women & Girls Africa Summit 2020 Listening to the Voices in Maternal Health September 16, 2020 RSVP   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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How COVID-19 is Impacting Africa: A Conversation with the Directors of Africa CDC and WACI Health

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Organized by AVAC, Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria, and WACI Health How COVID-19 is Impacting Africa: A Conversation with the Directors of Africa CDC and WACI Health September 16, 2020 RSVP WACI Health, AVAC and Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria will host a virtual dialogue with the head of Africa CDC and civil society about the impact of COVID-19 in Africa and the response in African countries to date. The…

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American leadership in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

Organized by Brookings Institute and UN Foundation American leadership in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals September 16, 2020 RSVP The devastating health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have exposed and exacerbated stark inequalities and vulnerabilities in the United States. At the same time, protests sparked by the tragic killing of George Floyd have put the spotlight on America’s long history of racial injustice. The commitment to equity, justice, and environmental preservation reflected in the sustainable development goals (SDGs)…

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Landscape of Emerging Infectious Disease R&D: Preventing the next pandemic.

September 17 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am EDT

Organized by Policy Cures Research Landscape of Emerging Infectious Disease R&D: Preventing the next pandemic. September 17, 2020 RSVP Who funded the R&D of vaccines for Ebola? How did investment in CEPI affect the global response to the current pandemic? This report will provide a comprehensive look at the global R&D response to past epidemics like Ebola and Zika, as well as the landscape of investments made in preparation for tackling other priority pathogens with pandemic potential. The report's lead author, Dr Paul Barnsley, will…

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Women in Global Health Security Summit

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

Organized by Foreign Policy Magazine, Women in Global Health, Wagner Foundation Women in Global Health Security Summit September 17, 2020 RSVP The COVID-19 crisis has been a stark reminder that global health is a fundamental security concern. The pandemic has exposed deep inequalities in health and social systems at global and national levels, including gender inequities, weakening our collective ability to tackle COVID-19 and generate improved health outcomes into the future. It is clear that the commitment made by governments…

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Seizing the Moment: Providing Faster Access to Quality Medical Products During COVID-19 and Beyond

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am EDT

Organized by Management Sciences for Health and Deloitte Seizing the Moment: Providing Faster Access to Quality Medical Products During COVID-19 and Beyond September 17, 2020 RSVP The COVID-19 pandemic is testing health systems, but we can learn from the gaps it reveals and co-opt the strategies that are working to contain it. Locally Leading the Way invites health leaders and viewers for interactive, real-time, virtual roundtable discussions on how countries can respond to disruptions, maintain essential services, and prevent future pandemics while…

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UHC and COVID-19: Operationalizing Commitments to Leave no one Behind

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am EDT

Organized by Norwegian Red Cross, Civil Society Engagement Mechanism for UHC2030, Stop TB Partnership, and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Society UHC and COVID-19: Operationalizing Commitments to Leave no one Behind September 17, 2020 RSVP As the COVID-19 pandemic exposes and exacerbates existing inequalities in health, vulnerable, stigmatized and marginalized communities are at increasingly high risk. Not only are they particularly vulnerable to the pandemic but their already limited access to quality health services has been interrupted…

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Using the Right to Health to Restore Dignity

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

Organized by the Graduate Institute of Health, Global Health Centre Using the Right to Health to Restore Dignity September 17, 2020 RSVP Vulnerability is part of the human experience. People are not inherently vulnerable - vulnerability based on age, race, gender, class, sexuality, geography, drug use, undocumented migrant status, health status often happens as a result of structural drivers. People in vulnerable situations deserve to have their rights respected, protected, and fulfilled. And all of the solutions that we are…

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Looking Forward: Avoiding a Vaccine Cold War

September 17 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

Organized by George & Barbara Bush Foundation Looking Forward: Avoiding a Vaccine Cold War September 17, 2020 Watch the livestream The George and Barbara Bush Foundation will host a virtual event, "Looking Forward: Avoiding a Vaccine Cold War," featuring a panel that includes Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist at the World Health Organization (WHO).  The event takes place Thursday, September 17, at 1:30pm EST and will unpack the complex issues of vaccine development, production, and equity during a pandemic. The hour-long…

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The Global Fund Virtual Switchpoint Exchange – Youth Voices: The Future We Want

September 18 @ 6:00 am - 8:30 am EDT

Organized by IntraHealth International and the Global Fund The Global Fund Virtual Switchpoint Exchange Youth Voices: The Future We Want September 18, 2020 RSVP IntraHealth International is reimagining SwitchPoint 2020 in the wake of COVID-19. Instead of in-person global events, we’re launching a series of Virtual SwitchPoint Exchanges: online, creative, and highly interactive gatherings in the style of SwitchPoint. The first Virtual SwitchPoint Exchange will take place September 18, 10am – 12:30pm EDT, in partnership with The Global Fund. Youth Voices:…

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