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 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 February 27 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM 6340 Quadrangle Dr., Suite 200 Chapel Hill, North Carolina MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION WATCH LIVE ON FACEBOOK Nurses are critical to good health care in the US and around the world, and they’re a driving force behind improving gender equality and strengthening economies.Nursing Now is a three-year global campaign…

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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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Organized by Devex  A Devex Conversation With Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus January 25 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EST World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos, Switzerland THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED MORE INFORMATION Devex invites you to join for a conversation between the World Health Organization’s Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Devex President &…

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Global Health Council (GHC) is hosting a delegation to the 142nd Session of the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Executive Board (EB) Session. The WHO EB Session is currently in progress in Geneva, Switzerland and will conclude on January 27. The following updates were provided by Danielle Heiberg, Senior Advocacy Manager, Global Health Council. MORE INFORMATION ON…

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This year, Global Health Council (GHC) is hosting a delegation to the 142nd Session of the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Executive Board (EB) Session. The EB Session is currently in progress in Geneva, Switzerland and will conclude on January 27.  The full agenda, associated documents, along with the live-webcast link can be accessed at GHC’s events…

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