Improving the Quality of Integrated Family Planning Services in Niger (Part 1)

Organized by Pathfinder International  Improving the Quality of Integrated Family Planning Services in Niger (Part 1) June 22, 2022 RSVP The Government of Niger (GON) is committed to reducing maternal and infant mortality by improving access to quality family planning services. In 2013, the Department of Family Planning adopted a national repositioning family planning action…

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Pushing the Needle on Women’s Health

Organized by Pathfinder International, What to Expect Project, and Global Health Council Pushing the Needle on Women’s Health May 23, 2022 RSVP Join Pathfinder International, What to Expect Project, and Global Health Council for a roundtable discussion on what’s next on the agenda for improving maternal, newborn, and child health—including leveraging innovations in digital health…

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Community-Led Development in Health Systems

Organized by Movement for Community-led Development and CanWaCH Community-Led Development in Health Systems September 28, 2021 RSVP On behalf of the Movement for Community-led Development and CanWaCH, it is my pleasure to invite you to a special Sector Dialogue on Community-Led Development in Health Systems. Strengthening community health systems is the only pathway towards attaining SDG 3 and ensuring health and well-being…

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10th Annual PMNCH Accountability Breakfast

Organized by Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) 10th Annual PMNCH Accountability Breakfast September 22, 2021 RSVP This year’s annual PMNCH Accountability Breakfast focuses on achieving greater equity for women, children and adolescents in Africa. More than two-thirds of the world’s maternal deaths occur in the Sub-Saharan region, as well as more than…

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Giving Voice to the Silent Burden: Maternal Mental Health Technical Consultation

Organized by USAID’s MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership Giving Voice to the Silent Burden: Maternal Mental Health Technical Consultation September 7-9, 2021 RSVP The perinatal period, between pregnancy and up to two years after birth, is a particularly critical time to identify and address mental health concerns since this period is associated with elevated incidence…

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Women’s and Maternal Health During a Pandemic

Organized by Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Women’s and Maternal Health During a Pandemic May 19, 2021 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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Advocacy Updates ~ May 12, 2021

Administration News U.S. backs proposal to waive COVID-19 vaccine patent rights U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai announced the Biden-Harris Administration support of waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines, noting “This is a global health crisis, and the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic call for extraordinary measures.” Tai committed that the U.S. would engage…

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E2A:How Do We Break the Plateau We See in Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission?

Organized by The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation E2A:How Do We Break the Plateau We See in Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission? April 27, 2021 RSVP With optimal access to antiretroviral formulations, a pregnant HIV-positive woman has a very minimal risk of transmitting HIV to her infant through pregnancy, delivery, or breastfeeding. HIV infection rates remain high…

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Renewing Our Focus on Women and Girls

By Mariana Becerra and Amanda Van Duym, co-chairs of Global Health Council’s MNCH Roundtable Women stand at the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis, working as health care workers, caregivers, researchers, advocates and as some of the most exemplary national leaders in combating the pandemic. However, one year into the pandemic and in the midst of Women’s…

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AlignMNH: Collective Action for Maternal Newborn Health

Organized by AlignMNH AlignMNH: Collective Action for Maternal Newborn Health November 18, 2020 RSVP We are pleased to invite you to join us on Wednesday, November 18, from 8 to 10 a.m. EST / 3 to 5 p.m. CAT, for the launch of AlignMNH: Collective Action for Maternal Newborn Health.  With only 10 years left to…

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