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Beyond Applause: Heroines of Health 2021

Tuesday, October 5, 10:00-11:30 EST

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Join us in our Gender Equal Health & Care Workforce Initiative

The Government of France, the World Health Organization and Women in Global Health are partnering in 2021- the International Year of Health and Care Workers- on the Gender Equal Health and Care Workforce Initiative (GEHCWI). This Initiative aims to increase visibility, dialogue, and commitment to action on gender equity in the health and care workforce alongside the UN Women Generation Equality Campaign to accelerate gender equality and mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. 

Gender equity in the health and care sector builds a strong foundation for health systems, universal health coverage (UHC) and global health security. The Gender Equal Health and Care Workforce Initiative (GEHCWI) will convene the international community to implement existing global commitments and agree on practical steps to achieve gender equity in the health and care workforce.

The Initiative aims to drive action in the health and care sector under four pillars:
 

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A Campaign for a Gender Responsive Approach to Health Security 

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We ask that YOU to join us, add your voice and 

Engage!  Enable!  And Ignite Action!  

Bringing Women's and Men's Health Advocacy Together 

As organizations work for men's and women's health, we joined the Gender and COVID-19 Working Group to share resources, data, and solutions as the virus took hold. We have to understand in a new way that our common interests lie in the development of a gender responsive health system that identifies and meets the health needs of all genders. 

 

Excerpt from article published in BMJ Opinion 2 July 2022  "Our response to covid-19 must not be gender blind nor a gender battle". The covid-19 pandemic has underscored how gender responsive health systems are a crucial path forward, say Peter Baker, Ann Keeling,  Arush Lal, Chadia Wannous, and Mahesh Puri

 

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NEW: Closing the Leadership Gap

NEW: Closing the Leadership Gap

Close the Leadership Gap

Close the Leadership Gap

Close the Leadership Gap

Close the Leadership Gap

WGH joins the GAVI CSO Steering Committee

WGH joins the GAVI CSO Steering Committee

The 74th World Health Assembly, Gender Parity

The 74th World Health Assembly, Gender Parity

Keep the Promise

Keep the Promise

We fought — and won — to keep women’s rights on the agenda in 2019

We fought — and won — to keep women’s rights on the agenda in 2019

Vaccine Equity

Vaccine Equity

Gender Equality & UHC

Gender Equality & UHC

Women in Global Health Security Summit

Women in Global Health Security Summit

WGH joins the ACT-Accelerator

WGH joins the ACT-Accelerator

Commit to Action 1

Commit to Action 1

WGH Joins the UHC2030 Partnership

WGH Joins the UHC2030 Partnership

World Health Assembly Chief Delegates over Time

World Health Assembly Chief Delegates over Time

A call to action on gender equality

A call to action on gender equality

Heroines of Health 2019

Heroines of Health 2019

Racism is a Global Health Issue.

Racism is a Global Health Issue.

Heroines of Health UNGA 2019

Heroines of Health UNGA 2019

WGH Africa Regional Hub Launch

WGH Africa Regional Hub Launch

Doing Things Differently

Doing Things Differently

Women of Excellence

Women of Excellence

Delivered by Women, Led By Men Report (2019)

Delivered by Women, Led By Men Report (2019)

Women Leaders in Global Health Conference 2019

Women Leaders in Global Health Conference 2019

GENDER EQUALITY NEWS

As published in
DEVEX
OPINION: GLOBAL HEALTH SECURITY DEPENDS ON WOMEN

Roopa Dhatt

As published in
DEVEX
OPINION: CHALLENGING INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT TO GET OUT OF ITS COMFORT ZONE ON GENDER EQUALITY

Rachel Firth, Roopa Dhatt

As published in
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
 
WOMEN ARE ON THE FRONTLINES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 

Rachel Jones 

(Featuring Interview with Roopa Dhatt)

OUR IMPACT

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