On October 27, Devex launched
, a month-long online campaign to raise awareness about global health challenges and opportunities. Throughout the month of November, Devex and partners are encouraging discussion around the question: What does healthy mean to you?
Join Nov. 13, 1 pm EST with hashtags and
On November 13, MSH () and partners are leading a Twitter chat from 1:00-1:30 pm EST on "Maximizing Global Health Synergies in Post-2015 Era". Led by Jonathan Jay (), guest-tweeting with , we'll discuss:
- What health target or outcome is your top priority for the post-2015 era?
- How does the problem you want to solve relate to other health issues?
- What strategies have you used effectively to increase synergies across health priorities?
- How could these strategies be scaled up or adapted?
Join the conversation by tweeting us before or during the chat with hashtag or . If you're not comfortable on Twitter, see a few tips below. We also welcome your ideas in the comments of this post or on our Facebook page.
What's a Twitter chat?
Twitter chats are rapid-fire conversations on a specific topic held in real-time on Twitter.com
. Anyone with access to the internet can listen to ["follow"] or participate in ["join"] the discussion by using the chat keyword(s)--known as a hashtag, e.g. , , or . Each snippet of the conversation is communicated in 140-characters or less [a "tweet"]. Ideas are communicated by any number of people simultaneously in a dynamic, fast-paced discussion.
To follow the "Maximizing Global Health Synergies in Post-2015 Era" conversation in real-time, go to the hashtag results pages on Twitter for
on Thursday, November 13, from 1-1:30 pm EST. (You may need to refresh your web browser while you watch.) Listen and add your voice on Twitter, the comments of this blog post, or via our Facebook page
. We'll summarize the conversation here (on the Global Health Impact Blog) after the chat concludes.
Now tell us: What does healthy for global health in the post-2015 era mean to you?