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August 2018

International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICEID 2018)

August 26, 2018 - August 29, 2018

Organized by: Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Since 1998, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has hosted the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICEID). Held every 2-3 years, the conference brings together more than 1500 public health professionals from around the world to encourage the exchange of the latest information on issues affecting the emergence, spread, and control of infectious diseases. With scientific input from more than 30 national and global partners, ICEID 2018 will mark the 10th occurrence of this premier infectious disease…

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World Water Week

August 26, 2018 - August 31, 2018

Organized by: SIWI

World Water Week is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. In 2018, World Water Week will address the theme “Water, ecosystems and human development”. In 2017, over 3,300 individuals and around 380 convening organizations from 135 countries participated in the Week. Experts, practitioners, decision-makers, business innovators and young professionals from a range of sectors and countries come to Stockholm to network, exchange ideas, foster new thinking and develop solutions to the most…

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December 2018

CAMA End of Year Members Meeting

December 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Organized by: CAMA

The purpose of the meeting is to review our activities for this year, and identify 2019 objectives, activities and funding needs. A detailed agenda will be provided soon. You’re also encouraged to share your organization 2019 malaria-related activities in the meeting in order to best identify how you can be profiled through our communication platforms and aligning with CAMA’s suite of activities. Please respond to Ochuko Keyamo-Onyige at okeyamo@gbchealth.org by Friday, November 30th 2018 to confirm your attendance. We look forward to your participation. The event will…

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Partnerships to Support the Demographic Dividend: A High-Level Forum in Abidjan

December 17, 2018 - December 18, 2018

Organized by: UNFPA, GBCHealth, World Bank

In corporate forums on cross-sector collaboration, companies often express frustrations about not being able to have open dialogues with government representatives, earlier in the planning process, to share their knowledge and explore together how best to build programs that strategically allocate resources for maximum impact.  Governments too are both interested and skeptical about how and when to best partner and engage with private sector organizations. An upcoming high-level partnership meeting – hosted by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the…

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February 2019

Africa Business : Health Forum 2019

February 12

Organized by: GBCHealth, Aliko Dangote Foundation, UN Economic Commission for Africa

Health affects economic growth, and economic growth is the critical key to the prosperity of Africa. Despite the obvious improvements, health is still one of the biggest issues across Africa. Africa still has the lowest average life expectancy, and infant and child mortality rates are two times the global average. Large proportions of the population still have no access to health services. Governments alone cannot meet all health costs and needs. Current public-private partnerships in health can be more effective.…

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The Future of Food Safety: Transforming knowledge into action for people, economies and the environment

February 12 - February 13

Organized by: FAO, WHO and WTO

This joint conference will bring together Ministers of Health, Ministers of Agriculture, leading scientific experts, partner agencies as well as representatives of consumers, food producers and distributors to: Identify key actions and strategies to address current and future challenges to food safety globally; Strengthen commitment at the highest political level to scale up food safety in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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April 2019

WHO European High-level Conference on Noncommunicable Diseases

April 9 - April 10

Organized by: United Nations

Time to Deliver – WHO European High-level Conference on Noncommunicable Diseases “Achieving Sustainable Development Goal targets in the WHO European Region through prevention and management of noncommunicable diseases over the life-course” The third United Nations high-level meeting on NCDs and a series of high-level international meetings and conferences on the health system response to NCDs, primary health care, global mental health and air pollution will serve as context and background for the WHO European High-level Conference on Noncommunicable Diseases. The…

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World Immunization Week 2019

April 24 - April 30

Organized by: WHO

Theme: #VaccinesWork World Immunization Week – celebrated in the last week of April – aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Immunization saves millions of lives every year and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions. Yet, there are still nearly 20 million unvaccinated and under-vaccinated children in the world today.

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May 2019

41st Global Fund Board Meeting

May 15 - May 16

Organized by: The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

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July 2019

2nd High-Level Partnership Meeting in Support of SWEDD

July 6

Organized by: World Bank, UNFPA, WAHO

On 6 July in Niamey, Niger, the World Bank, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the West African Health Organization (WAHO) are hosting a day-long, high-level partnership meeting in support of the Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD) Project. This meeting will take place on the margins of the regional African Union Summit. This meeting aims to support cross-sector partnerships in SWEDD’s ambitious programmatic expansion. Late last year, GBCHealth supported a successful forum in Abidjan that began the…

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