Organized by UNFPA UNFPA 2021 State of World Population Report Launch April 29, 2021 RSVP Please join the Wilson Center’s Maternal Health Initiative and UNFPA for the U.S. launch of UNFPA’s 2021 State of the World’s Population report, titled “My Body is My own: Claiming the Right to Autonomy and Self-Determination,” which details the value…

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Organized by IntraHealth Nurses for Gender Equality and Decent Work April 6, 2021 RSVP Join us on April 6 at 8 am ET | 12 pm GMT for part 2 of our series on advocacy for gender equality and decent work. We’ll hear from Nursing Now on their new Mass Lobby Toolkit and Activity, from nurses on advocacy that works for them, and…

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Organized by Pathfinder International Women’s Leadership in Ethiopia’s Health Sector: Current status, emerging approaches, and the way forward March 26, 2021 More Information As part of our International Women’s Day celebration, Pathfinder Ethiopia’s USAID Transform:Primary Health Care Activity is organizing a panel discussion on “Women’s Leadership in Ethiopia’s Health Sector: Current status, emerging approaches, and…

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Organized by White Ribbon Alliance POWER IN NUMBERS, POWER IN WORDS: What Women Want Dashboard Debut Parallel Event at the NGO CSW65 Virtual Forum March 25, 2021 RSVP From 2018-2019, White Ribbon Alliance and partners implemented an audacious campaign that heard from 1.2 million women and girls worldwide about their top request for their own reproductive…

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Organized by UNA-USA GEOS: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World March 10, 2021 RSVP In March 2021, UNA-USA celebrates women’s history with women in leadership discussing how to achieve an equal future in a COVID-19 world. This past year has not only seen the devastating effects of a global pandemic, but also a…

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Organized by IntraHealth International Gender Equality and Decent Work for Nurses March 2, 2021 RSVP Join us on March 2 at 9 am ET | 2 pm GMT for a roundtable discussion on gender equality and decent work in the context of nursing. Despite the essential and even “heroic” role of nurses in achieving universal health coverage and…

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Global Health Council was unable to submit statements on all (or some) official agenda items. Global Health Council, in collaboration with Global Health Technologies Coalition, Georgia Global Health Alliance, Nuclear Threat Initiative, and Women in Global Health applaud efforts underway to improve WHO’s capacity to address the world’s most pressing health threats. The COVID-19 crisis…

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This blog post was originally posted on the IntraHealth International website. The post is written by Constance Newman, senior team leader on gender equality and health at IntraHealth International; P.K. Chama of the Catholic Medical Mission Board in Lusaka, Zambia; M. Mugisha of QD Consult Ltd. in Kampala, Uganda; C.W. Matsiko of MATSLINE Consult Ltd. in Kampala, Uganda;…

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This blog post was written by Lanice Williams, Policy Associate, Global Health Council.  Have you ever imagined not having access to a toilet or running water during your period? Or not having access to sanitary menstrual items? Or how to deal with the feelings of shame, embarrassment, or isolation due to your period? These are situations…

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