WHO Partners Forum - An Occasion for Collaboration

WHO, together with the Government of Sweden, hosted the Inaugural WHO Partners Forum from April 9-10 in Stockholm, Sweden. The Inaugural WHO Partners Forum marked the beginning of a collaborative endeavor between WHO and its partners to secure the resources necessary to deliver the World Health Organization’s Thirteenth General Programme of Work 2019-2023 (#GPW13) and, in so doing, to realize the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, specifically Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG3). Triple Billion targets of WHO in the 13th Thirteenth General Programme of work 2019−2023. The investment needed #WHOImpact . Leaders of organizations and member-states pose for a picture at the Inaugural Par

Ask 7: Gender Equality and Women’s Rights as Drivers of Health

On 23 September 2019 a historic United Nations High-Level Meeting (UN HLM) will be held at the UN in New York City, titled “Universal Health Coverage: Moving together to build a healthier world”. WHO estimates that around half the world’s population (in low, middle- and high- income countries) lacks full coverage for essential health services. This UN HLM therefore has the potential to change the health and lives of millions of people, the majority of them women, who cannot currently afford quality health services. It also has the potential to improve the lives of the women who form the majority of the global health and social care workforce and currently deliver health services to around 5

Taking action for Women’s Empowerment: Reflections from Capitol Hilltop Conference 2019 Keynote Sess

This past weekend GlobeMed at George Washington University hosted an evening session for students to close out the conference on Transforming Public Health on a Global Scale. Speakers for the evening were women’s leadership champion, Mrs. Temi Ifafore-Calfee, and journalist Dr. Hala Aldosari. Dr. Hala Aldosari addresses the crowd. Mrs. Ifafore-Calfee, who brings 15 years of international experience, spoke about her path to global health and how she found Women in Global Health. She highlight four important ways to leave lasting impact on a Global Scale: Improve the state of women – Mrs. Ifafore-Calfee’s opened with a take home message that if college students wanted to make an impact at a gl

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