A Special International Women's Day Event hosted by WHO

"Women Leaders in the Health and Care Workforce"

The 2021 theme for International Women’s Day is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”. Women in Global Health will be joining an event hosted by WHO's featuring Dr. Tedros Adhanom, WHO Director-General, and other global leaders alongside WGH Chapter members. The event will celebrate women leaders in health and care during the International Year of Health and Care Workers and highlight the importance of women in the response to COVID-19 while providing an opportunity to connect our WGH Chapters from around the world to WHO and other multilateral and government leaders to action change and drive policy in their countries.

Tune in for a special announcement from WHO and WGH at the event!

Speakers will include: 

  • Dr Tedros Adhanom, Director-General, WHO

  • Ms Delphine O, Ambassador and the Secretary-General, UN Women's Global Forum

  • Professor Address Malata, Vice-Chancellor of the Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST); Patron WGH Malawi

  • Anita Bhatia, Deputy Director, UN Women

  • Jim Campbell, Director Health Workforce, WHO

  • Dr Agnes Buzyn, Director-General Envoy for Multilateral Affairs, WHO

 

Join the event on March 8th from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM CET/ 3:30 AM - 4:30 AM ET. The event will be held in English, French, and Spanish!

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