Emerging Voices & Health Systems Research Global Global Symposium 2016 Event Summary

In November 2016, Women in Global Health had the amazing opportunity to participate in the Emerging Voices for Global Health (EV) program as part of the Health Systems Research Global Symposium (HSR 2016) in Vancouver, BC, Canada. This immersive, 2 week training program for emerging leaders in the global health research arena was an incredible chance for participants to develop the professional skills needed to advance their global health careers. It also gave Women in Global Health the opportunity to showcase our work in a number of mediums and learn from our peers about their experiences with gender, leadership and barriers they may have experienced or perceived. As part of EV, WGH develop

Learn about the WHO-DG Election and cast your own vote with us

Want this right to your inbox? Subscribe here! The World Health Organization (WHO) is electing its next Director-General (DG) in May 2017. The DG is one of the key leadership positions, particularly for health. WHO provides both a technical and political leadership in the world. Advertently, it has become quite challenging for WHO to operate in a very competitive global health environment--financing and governance are the top challenges, of many, the organization is facing. The next WHO leader will need to face these obstacles. This particular election is an unprecedented opportunity for all actors, including the public, to engage with the WHO DG Election (#WHOElection). There are ongoing

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