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Global Health Talks

Watch insightful talks from our global health public events, where health governance and politics experts share their views on key topics.

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#WHA77 Side Event | Replenish or perish? The way forward for global health partnerships

On Wednesday 29 May 2024, the GHC’s International Geneva Global Health Platform co-organised with the University of Oslo's Centre for Development and the Environment, a WHA side event on the theme:

“Replenish or perish? The way forward for global health partnerships”

Themes:

Geneva Health Week, WHA, WHA Open Briefing, Financing

#WHA77 Side Event | Data for Forecasting a Healthier Future - Geneva Health Week 2024

On Monday 27 May 2024, the GHC’s
International Geneva Global Health Platform co-organised with
the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and The Lancet, a WHA side event on the theme:

“Data for Forecasting a Healthier Future”.

Themes:

Geneva Health Week, UN Side Event, WHA, Health Data

Pandemic Negotiations: Closing the Deal

On 17 April 2024, the Global Health Centre’s
International Geneva Global Health Platform and the Governing Pandemics Initiative co-organised an event with
Global Preparedness and Monitoring Board (GPMB) and Pandemic Action Network (PAN) on the theme:

“Pandemic Negotiations: Closing the Deal”.

Themes:

Civil society, IHR, Pandemics

Psychedelics: Medical miracle or illicit drug?

On 4 December 2023, the GHC’s International Geneva Global Health Platform co-organised with Groupement Romand d’Etudes des Addictions, the Swiss Society of Addiction Medicine (SSAM) and the Institute of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva (UNIGE) a panel discussion on the theme: “Psychedelics: Medical miracle or illicit drug?”

Themes:

Psychedelics, Mental health

Decolonising Global Health: from discourse to practice

On 25 October 2023, the GHC’s International Geneva Global Health Platform co-organised with Medicus Mundi Switzerland and Medicus Mundi International a webinar on the theme: “Decolonising Global Health: from discourse to practice?”

Themes:

Healthcare systems, Decolonising Global Health

UN Human Rights Council Side Event: Digital Innovation, New Technologies & The Right to Health

On 23 June 2023, the GHC’s International Geneva Global Health Platform co-organised with KELIN Kenya a panel discussion on the theme: “UN Human Rights Council Side Event: Digital Innovation, New Technologies and The Right to Health”. The event was held in collaboration with GNP+, Privacy International, STOPAIDS, the Global Governance Centre, and the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies at University of Warwick and with the support from the Permanent Missions of Brazil and Germany.

Themes:

Human rights, Digital health, UN Side Event

#WHA77 Side Event | One Health & Pandemic Prevention in Practice - Geneva Health Week 2024

On Tuesday 28 May 2024, the GHC’s International Geneva Global Health Platform co-organised with Geneva Health Forum and Four Paws International, a WHA side event on the theme:

“One Health and Pandemic Prevention in Practice: Is the Global South leading innovation?”

Themes:

Geneva Health Week, UN Side Event, WHA, Pandemics, One Health

Introduction to #WHA77: Addressing Health Challenges in an Increasingly Polarized World

Since 2014, the Global Health Centre (GHC) and United Nations Foundation (UNF) have co-hosted an annual public event on the eve of the World Health Assembly (WHA) to preview the key issues being considered at the Assembly and explain WHA modalities for delegates, non-state actors, the media, and general audiences. The event regularly attracts hundreds of participants in-person and more than 1500 online. The GHC and UNF are pleased to continue this tradition for the 10th year with a briefing ahead of the 77th World Health Assembly titled “Addressing Health Challenges in an Increasingly Polarized World”.

Themes:

Geneva Health Week, UN Side Event, WHA, WHA Open Briefing

No Peace of Mind: Mental Health Under Military Occupation and War

On 27 March 2024, the Global Health Centre’s
International Geneva Global Health Platform
co-hosted with Beyond Conflict a webinar
on the theme:

“No Peace of Mind:
Mental Health Under Military Occupation and War”.

Themes:

Civil society, Human rights, War & Health

Dying for life: Are mothers still a global health priority?

On 27 November 2023, the GHC’s International Geneva Global Health Platform co-organised with Concept Foundation, the Geneva Health Forum, the Gender Centre of the Geneva Graduate Institute and GENDRO, a panel discussion on the theme: “Dying for life: Are mothers still a global health priority?”

Themes:

Healthcare systems, Maternal mortality

Global Health Challenges: Can investors and civil society work together

On 11 October 2023, the Global Health Centre's International Geneva Global Health Platform organised, in partnership with the Geneva Trade Platform and the World Economic Forum, a panel discussion on the theme: "Global Health Challenges: Can investors and civil society work together?"

Themes:

Financing, Pharmaceutical industry, Civil society

Breathing Life with Clean Air Action: Civil Society Drives Change

On Thursday 25 May 2023, the GHC’s International Geneva Global Health Platform co-organised with Health Policy Watch, the Clean Air Fund, and the Climate and Clean Air Coalition of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), its fourth and last WHA side event on the theme: “Breathing Life with Clean Air Action: Civil Society Drives Change”.

Themes:

Geneva Health Week, WHA, Civil society, Climate

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