World Day Against Child Labor

Margaret ArbogastEvent

In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour  Globally over 1.5 billion people live in countries that are affected by conflict, violence and fragility. At the same time, around 200 million people are affected by disasters every year. A third of them are children. A significant proportion of the 168 million children engaged in child labour live in areas … Read More

Margaret ArbogastWorld Day Against Child Labor

Global Adolescent Health Conference

Margaret ArbogastEvent

The Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH), along with Every Woman Every Child (EWEC), the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) and the World Health Organization (WHO), are pleased to host the Global Adolescent Health Conference: Unleashing the Power of a Generation, an international conference around timely issues and exciting solutions in adolescent health for the … Read More

Margaret ArbogastGlobal Adolescent Health Conference

World Pneumonia Day

Nisa PatelEvent

World Pneumonia Day, marked each year on November 12, presents an opportunity to focus on child health challenges around the world. The goal is to raise awareness about pneumonia, promote prevention and treatment, and generate action to fight the illness by bringing together donors, policymakers, health care professionals and the general public. Despite dramatic improvements in child health in the … Read More

Nisa PatelWorld Pneumonia Day

Global Handwashing Day

Nisa PatelEvent

Global Handwashing Day is an annual global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. Celebrated annually on October 15, Global Handwashing Day is an opportunity to design, test, and replicate creative ways to encourage people to wash their hands with … Read More

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Advancing Early Childhood Development: From Science to Scale

Nisa PatelEvent

The first few years of a child’s life are a critical time for physical, mental and emotional development. While poverty, nutritional deficiencies, high stress environments and low quality resources all affect the ability of a child’s brain to develop, there are low-cost services and interventions to combat these adversities and help children reach their full potential. The Lancet‘s new series, … Read More

Nisa PatelAdvancing Early Childhood Development: From Science to Scale

14th Global Health & Innovation Conference

Nisa PatelEvent

The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world’s largest global health conference and social entrepreneurship conference.  This must-attend, thought-leading conference annually convenes 2,200 leaders, changemakers, students, and professionals from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship. The conference’s 300 confirmed speakers include: Keynotes will include: Jeffrey Sachs, PhD, Director of Earth Institute, Columbia University; Quetelet Professor of … Read More

Nisa Patel14th Global Health & Innovation Conference

High-Level Political Forum 2016: Ensuring that No One is Left Behind

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LEARN MORE The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development is United Nations central platform for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015.The Forum, which adopts a Ministerial Declaration, is expected to start effectively delivering on its mandates to provide … Read More

Nisa PatelHigh-Level Political Forum 2016: Ensuring that No One is Left Behind

2016 Business Action on Health Awards: Women & Girls Judging Panel

Nisa PatelArticle, News

For more than a decade, GBCHealth has recognized companies with exemplary achievements in health with the Business Action on Health Awards. As part of our Every Women Every Child commitment, GBCHealth introduced a new award category in 2016, Women and Girls, to recognize companies that have demonstrated leadership and commitment to improving the health and well-being of women and girls, … Read More

Nisa Patel2016 Business Action on Health Awards: Women & Girls Judging Panel

Water and Health Conference 2015

Nisa PatelEvent

The 2015 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, organized by The Water Institute at UNC, considers drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water resources in both the developing and developed worlds with a strong public health emphasis. Themes for this year’s event include: WaSH for the future: SDGs, innovation, resources, integration, and urbanization Hygiene and behavior WaSH in emergencies … Read More

Nisa PatelWater and Health Conference 2015

Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference

Nisa PatelEvent

Join the Secretariat of Health of Mexico and 15 other convening partners in Mexico City, for a landmark technical conference to discuss strategies for reaching every mother and newborn with high-quality health care. The Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference will provide a forum to identify, understand and respond to the most urgent health needs of mothers and newborns, focusing on quality care, … Read More

Nisa PatelGlobal Maternal Newborn Health Conference