How Can Health Equity Accelerate Progress toward Universal Health Coverage in Global Settings?

Public health threats like COVID-19 have highlighted unjust and preventable health inequities in countries around the world. Disparities related to socio-economic conditions, geography and location, age, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity, and race and ethnicity can impact countries’ ability to weather the effects of conflict, natural disasters, and public health emergencies - thwarting global […]

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From Abuja & NYC: Health Workers at the Heart of PHC and Pandemic Response

The Westin New York Grand Central / Madison Ballroom - Lobby Level 212 East 42nd Street, New York, New York

Organized by Jhpiego and Last Mile Health From Abuja & NYC: Health Workers at the Heart of PHC and Pandemic Response September 18, 2023 RSVP Join Jhpiego and Last Mile Health at UNGA 78 for a dynamic, cross-continent conversation with frontline health workers – sharing insights on the connections between primary health care and pandemic […]

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2023 Virchow Prize for Global Health Award Ceremony

The Virchow Prize for Global Health is a major international award which recognises and celebrates outstanding lifetime achievements towards “Health For All” that are closely linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations 2030 Agenda. Laureates of the highly prestigious Virchow Prize for Global Health are honoured for their long-standing commitment to […]

Advancing Local Solutions and Innovations for Lasting Impact: Applying Strategies for COVID-19 Vaccination to Routine Immunization

Woodrow Wilson Center

Organized by JSI Advancing Local Solutions and Innovations for Lasting Impact: Applying Strategies for COVID-19 Vaccination to Routine Immunization December 6, 2023 RSVP When: Wednesday, December 6th, 2023 from 9:30 - 11:30 AM ET Where: Virtual or in-person at the Woodrow Wilson Center Please join the Wilson Center’s Maternal Health Initiative, in collaboration with MOMENTUM […]

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United in action to transform stroke care

Fairmont Grand Hotel Geneva Quai Du Mont Blanc 19, 1201, Geneva, Switzerland

Stroke is a leading cause of disability and the second leading cause of death worldwide. There have been major advances in acute treatments for stroke care, but access and availability remain limited. The time to act is now! Access to stroke care is an essential part of universal health coverage. Ahead of the UN high-level […]

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Political Leadership to Achieve Health Equity for Persons with Disabilities

Humanity & Inclusion Ave de la Paix 11, Geneva, Switzerland

The Governments of Australia, Bangladesh and Uruguay, together with WHO, International Disability Alliance, International Disability and Development Consortium, Humanity & Inclusion, and Sightsavers are hosting an in-person side event to discuss concrete actions, experiences, and technical guidance to make health systems more inclusive and advance health equity for persons with disabilities. RSVP to: event-rsvp@sightsavers.org

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The power of family caregivers: Building compassionate health systems together

InterContinental Genève, Ballroom B 7-9 Chemin du Petit Saconnex 1209, Geneva, Switzerland

Noora Health is hosting a sideline event at the 77th World Health Assembly. In association with Devex's two-day summit (Devex Check-up) on "Rethinking Healthcare Delivery," this 30-minute panel discussion will take place at the InterContinental Hotel on Tuesday, May 28th, from 9:35-10:05 AM. Featuring leading voices across policy and public health, the panel will focus […]

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Sustainable Development Goals 2030: Health for All Means Pain Care for All

International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, Av. de la Paix 17, 1202 Genève, Switzerland International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, Av. de la Paix 17, 1202 Genève, Switzerland, Geneva, Switzerland

The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), a Non-State Actor in official relations with the World Health Organization in partnership with the World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists (WFSA) and The G4 Alliance (G4A), will host a side event at the 77th World Health Assembly in 2024 entitled – Sustainable Development Goals 2030: Health for All Means Pain Care […]

Stronger Health Data Governance through Country Leadership and Consensus

InterContinental Geneva

To fully harness the potential of health data for public benefit and improved health outcomes, while also managing risks, protecting individual rights, and ensuring people’s data is protected from misuse, it is important to strengthen the governance of health data through more robust, effective and equitable legislation and regulation. While several countries and regions are […]

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Activating Meaningful Civil Society Involvement in Global Health Governance

Impact Hub Geneva Rue Fendt 1, 1201 Genève, Switzerland, Genève, Geneve, Switzerland

Center for Indonesia’s Strategic Development Initiatives (CISDI), an Indonesian nonprofit focused on public health, will host a side event at WHA 77 aimed at advancing the commitment to strengthening global health governance through a meaningful civil society involvement in the midst of reduced multilateralism. Moderator: Eloise Todd - Pandemic Action Network Panellists: 1) Ilona Kickbusch […]

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Achieving Universal Health Coverage through an inclusive and rights-based digital transformation

Campus Biotech Chem. des Mines 9, 1202 Genève

Members of the Digital Health and Rights Project (DHRP) and Digital Transformations for Health Lab (DTH-Lab) are hosting a World Health Assembly side event entitled ‘Achieving UHC through an inclusive and rights-based digital transformation.’ Key stakeholders in the global health governance ecosystem will delve into key issues impeding the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals […]

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