What Women Want Dashboard Debut

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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GEOS: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World

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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Gender Equality and Decent Work for Nurses

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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GHC statement on WHO reform at the 73rd World Health Assembly

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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Four Ways Global Health Organizations Can Correct the Gender Imbalance in Their Own Leadership—and Beyond

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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Educating Communities on the Importance of Menstrual Hygiene

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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Women: A Forgotten Priority in Global Health Security

This guest post was written by Ashley Arabasadi, Campaign Manager of No More Epidemics, an international campaign to promote prevention, preparedness, and response to infectious diseases outbreaks. It was originally published on Women Deliver’s website. Throughout global societies, women’s roles place them at the epicenter of risk from disease outbreaks and epidemics. This is true…

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Yes We Can! Celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science

This guest post was written by Tamika Sims, Director of Communications, International Food Information Council Foundation and originally appeared on the organization’s website. I am woman, hear me roar … about science! If you haven’t heard, women are pioneers in the world of science. To celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we…

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Promoting Women’s Leadership in Resource-Poor Settings

This guest post was written by Dr. Adnan A. Hyder of Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and originally appeared on the university website. Dr. Adnan A. Hyder was one of the keynote speakers at the 7th International Womens Leaders Summit presented by New World Concepts in Karachi, Pakistan. He is Professor and Associate Chair, Department…

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