Events

June 09, 2015 - June 12, 2015

South Africa has the most people living with HIV in the world and also surrounds the world’s highest-prevalence countries — Lesotho (22.9 percent prevalence rate) and Swaziland (27.4 percent prevalence rate). This year's conference, held in Durban June 9-12, will focus on "reflection, refocus and renewal" in the fight against AIDS. Between 2005 and 2013, AIDS-related deaths in South Africa fell by 39 percent, but the country still accounts for nearly one in four new infections in sub-Saharan Africa, which makes this year’s conference the most important one yet.

May 18, 2015

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. Keynote: Dr. Marleen Temmerman, Director, Dept of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization (WHO) Moderated by: Dr. Jonathan D. Quick, President & CEO, Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Breakfast provided. RSVP required by May 14  

May 19, 2015

Hosted by the USAID-funded, MSH-led Leadership, Management & Governance (LMG) Project, 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. The event is held 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. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to slindsay@msh.org

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