Join MSH at the 68th Session of the World Health Assembly

Join MSH at the 68th Session of the World Health Assembly

{Photo credit: Genaye Eshetu/MSH}Photo credit: Genaye Eshetu/MSH

Going to Geneva for the 68th Session of the World Health Assembly (WHA)? Please join Management Sciences for Health (MSH) for three WHA side events: two on Monday, May 18th (a breakfast call to action on gestational diabetes screening, and an evening panel discussion on building global health resilience); and one on Tuesday, May 19th (a lunch panel discussion on setting adolescent health priorities). Please RSVP to each event separately. We hope to see you in Geneva!

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Saving the Lives of Women & Newborns through Gestational Diabetes Screening: A Call to Action

Monday, May 18, 2015
8:00 am – 9:30am (08h00 - 09h30)
Vieux Bois restaurant, at the entrance to the Palais des Nations, Avenue de la Paix 12

[Saving the Lives of Women and Newborns through Gestational Diabetes Screening: A Call to Action.]Saving the Lives of Women and Newborns through Gestational Diabetes Screening: A Call to Action.

Hosted by MSH and supported by Novo Nordisk, this event will closely examine the growing burden of gestational diabetes and showcase solutions and lessons learned from Ethiopia, Colombia, and Nigeria. Follow on Twitter for live updates from the event. Breakfast provided. More event details

RSVP by May 14

 

Building and Maintaining Resilience to Address Global Health Challenges

Monday, May 18, 2015
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (18h30 – 20h30)
Geneva Press Club, Route de Ferney 106

[Building and Maintaining Resilience to Address Global Health Challenges.]Building and Maintaining Resilience to Address Global Health Challenges.

Hosted by MSH with partners, including Johnson & Johnson and USAID/Haiti's Leadership, Management, & Governance (LMG) project, this panel discussion will focus on how key local stakeholders are working to build systems capable of addressing long-term global health issues like non-communicable diseases while maintaining resilience to outbreaks like Ebola. Follow on Twitter for live updates from the event. Refreshments provided. More event details

Please click here to RSVP

 

Youth Lead: Setting Priorities for Adolescent Health

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm (12h00 – 14h00)
Geneva Press Club, Route de Ferney 106

[Youth Lead: Setting Priorities for Adolescent Health.]Youth Lead: Setting Priorities for Adolescent Health.

Hosted by the USAID-funded, MSH-led Leadership, Management & Governance (LMG) Project in partnership with the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations; the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health; the White Ribbon Alliance; Women Deliver; and the World YWCA; this WHA side event will bring together young leaders, Ministers of Health, and leaders of multilateral organizations for a dialogue on effective strategies for youth participation and leadership in determining global health agendas. Follow on Twitter and follow the hashtag for live updates from the event and information on live-streaming. Lunch provided. More event details

RSVP to slindsay@msh.org

Numerous staff (including Gloria Sangiwa, Barb Ayotte, Brigid Boettler, Michele Alexander, Sarah Lindsay, Rebecca Simon, and Rachel Hassinger) contributed to this content.

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