Self-care: A Critical Answer to COVID-19 By Sandy Garcon, Senior Manager, Advocacy and Communications, PSI Global health experts from around the world are joining the first-ever virtual World Health Assembly (WHA) to discuss one topic – COVID-19. While the topic this year is limited to one virus it will touch on many aspects of the…

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World Health Assembly The Executive Board agreed recently through a written procedure that WHA73 will open on Monday, May 18, 2020 and take place virtually, using video conference technology. EB147 is due to open on Friday, May 22, 2020 and will also take place virtually. The assembly will focus on the COVID-19 pandemic and items…

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Organized by Global Health Council, Living Goods, IntraHealth International, and Frontline Health Workers Coalition May 24 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Geneva Press Club 106 Route de Ferney 1202 Geneva, Switzerland MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION *This event will be webcast live* Global Health Council, Living Goods, IntraHealth International, and Frontline Health Workers Coalition cordially invite…

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Organized by Global Health Council, NCD Roundtable, Stop TB Partnership, and ACTION May 23 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM CEST Club suisse de la presse – Geneva Press Club 106 Route de Ferney 1202 Geneva, Switzerland MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION Weak health systems that cannot provide a full spectrum of quality care combined with the…

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Organized by May 21 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM CEST Club Suisse de la Press, Route de Ferney 106 Geneva, Switzerland REGISTRATION *This event will be webcast live* Protecting the world from infectious disease threats requires that national governments share the responsibility of serving those most in need, but how do countries prioritize their investments in…

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Organized by the United Nations Foundation and the Global Health Centre Geneva May 20 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM CEST Auditorium Ivan Pictet, Maison de la paix Geneva, Switzerland MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION This year’s World Health Assembly (WHA), taking place from 21-26 May in Geneva, marks the 70th anniversary of the World Health Organization. Despite the…

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Organized by May 20, 2018 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Lobby at Hotel Royal Rue de Lausanne 41, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION We invite all Global Health Council members, partners and delegates to attend our annual World Health Assembly (WHA) Welcome Reception, held on May 20, 2018, at the Hotel Royal Lobby…

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Organized by Global Health Council WHA Policy Scrum Webinar Series: Becoming Better Advocates May 15 (Bi-weekly on Tuesday) 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM EDT Webinar REGISTRATION Learn more about GHC at WHA71 Follow @GlobalHealthOrg on Twitter for live updates on our next policy scrum. Next Up Join us on May 15 at 2:30 PM EDT for the…

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This post was written by Elizabeth Montgomery Collins, MD, MPH, DTM, Global Health Council individual member and delegate to the 142nd WHO Executive Board meeting. In January, Global Health Council (GHC) hosted a delegation to the 142nd Session of the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Executive Board (EB) Session. View complete WHO EB updates. A recurring theme…

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