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
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.