Administration News USG released Strengthening Health Security Across the Globe report On September 30, the United States government (USG) released its whole-of-government report demonstrating the determination of the U.S. to continue to advance health security at home and abroad. This annual report highlights the USG’s contributions to the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) and to…

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Organized by WHO Accelerating the end of the COVID-19 pandemic: taking new solutions to scale and making them equitably accessible, to save lives, protect health systems and restart the global economy September 3o, 2020 RSVP On 30 September 2020, the United Nations Secretary-General, the United Kingdom, South Africa and WHO, will organize a virtual high-level side…

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Organized by Every Woman Every Child, the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, and White Ribbon Alliance Accountability Breakfast 2020 September 29, 2020 RSVP Join us for a virtual, highly interactive event held during the 2020 UN General Assembly on strengthening accountability for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health and rights during the COVID-19 crisis…

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Administration News Administration proposes rule to extend Mexico City Policy to global health contracts On September 14, the Trump administration published a new proposed rule to extend the Mexico City Policy, also known as the global gag rule, to global health contracts. This is the first time the policy would ever apply to contracts, as…

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Organized by Frontline Health Workers Coalition, IntraHealth International, and Seed Global Health Decolonizing Global Health: Perspectives from Nurses and Midwives September 25, 2020 RSVP In global health, the priority-setting systems, the funding structures, and power dynamics have perpetuated inequities and left so many people behind for too long. At every level—from intervention prescription to program…

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Organized by Chemonics, Frontline Health Workers Coalition, IntraHealth, Living Goods, Management Sciences for Health, and Pathfinder International The Health System after the COVID Pandemic: Policies and Investments Needed to Support Frontline Health Workers September 24, 2020 RSVP COVID-19 is upending health systems and health workforces across the world. In low- and middle-income countries especially, the…

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Organized by Frontline Health Workers Coalition, Global Water 2020, and Management Sciences for Health Stopping a Global Pandemic Without Water How WASH is a Neglected Critical Element of Health Security September 24, 2020 RSVP As we have seen during the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare facilities are critical to the treatment and containment of infections. With a…

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Organized by Chestrad Global, Civil Society Engagement Mechanism for UHC2030, Communities at the Heart of UHC, Last Mile Health, Living Goods, Pathfinder International COVID-19: Why Communities Should be the Focus to Reduce the Impact in Africa September 23, 2020 RSVP In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic once again brought to the fore the global need for…

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Organized by Global Health Advocacy Incubator Advocacy to Accelerate the Transition to Country Ownership September 22, 2020 RSVP Please join us September 22, 8:00am Eastern Daylight Time, on the side of UNGA 75, for a discussion about advocacy for country ownership with donor, government and civil society experts. Our conversation will explore how locally-led advocacy…

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Organized by BD and Devex Safety First: Moving the needle on health care worker safety September 22, 2020 RSVP The global COVID-19 crisis has changed the way we look at Personal Protective Equipment and other medical resources, including devices designed to protect health care workers from injury or prevent the spread of infections. The world…

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