The COVID-19 pandemic has tested the resilience and flexibility of country and global supply chains, as leaders have sought to respond to this period of disruption while maintaining essential health service operations. On Thursday, October 21st, 2021 MSH hosted the first in a series of forward-looking discussions with global experts on opportunities for reshaping health supply chains to make them more resilient and efficient. Moderated by Dr.
Join us on Wednesday, October 20th, during the 52nd Union World Conference on Lung Health, for a virtual satellite session, co-chaired by Dr. Tereza Kasaeva, Director of the World Health Organization Global TB Programme, and Dr. Alaine Umubyeyi Nyaruhirira, Principal Technical Advisor for Laboratory Services at MSH, and featuring Marian W. Wentworth, CEO and President of MSH.
The Frontline Health Workers Coalition and partners sponsored a two-part event series, alongside the 76th UN General Assembly, to convene government leaders and civil society representatives to share their most effective policy wins—and losses—over the last year and a half. Part two of this webinar series featured civil society representatives who share their experiences working with the government to pass and implement innovative health workforce policies. Watch part one, featuring government leaders from different continents here: https://youtu.be/tGTJJn0Jv6g
Join the Civil Society Engagement Mechanism for UHC2030 (CSEM), for the global launch event for the Health for All Advocacy Toolkit on September 28th, 8 AM EST. The COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts around the world have made it abundantly clear that achieving health for all should be a priority for all stakeholders.
Join MSH at the virtual 7th Annual Global Digital Health Forum, December 7-9, 2020. Focusing on making digital health work for everyone, this year’s Forum will help answer: How do we bridge gaps in digital health and ensure that no one is left behind? How do we leverage digital health technologies to accelerate universal health coverage?
The 6th Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) Ministerial Meeting is being hosted in by Thailand under the theme, “Bridging Cooperative Action for Global Health Security” from November 18-20, 2020. The Ministerial Meeting aims to strengthen multidisciplinary engagement and multisectoral coordination while emphasizing the importance of financial preparedness for health threats. A series of high-level side meetings are being held from October 15th to November 5th on the fringes of the Ministerial to take stock of progress and the top priorities and actions needed going forward on various fronts of the multisectoral effort to reach global targets for health security.
The COVID-19 pandemic is testing health systems, but we can learn from the gaps it reveals and co-opt the strategies that are working to contain it. Locally Leading the Way invites health leaders and viewers for interactive, real-time, virtual roundtable discussions on how countries can respond to disruptions, maintain essential services, and prevent future pandemics while optimizing sustainable local resources.
Please join the Frontline Health Workers Coalition and member organizations Chemonics, IntraHealth International, Living Goods, Management Sciences for Health, and Pathfinder International for an exciting discussion during the 75th United Nations General Assembly focused on how investments in the workforce now can better position countries to respond to their populations’ health needs in a post-pandemic world.
A Virtual UN General Assembly Side EventWatch the recording As we have seen during the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare facilities are critical to the treatment and containment of infections. With a high density of patients and pathogens in limited space, there is a greater possibility for infections to be passed from one person to another. Healthcare facilities must be adequately equipped to deal with outbreaks. However, healthcare facilities across many low- and middle-income countries are ill prepared to thwart the spread of infection.
Join MSH, in conjunction with the office of Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA), for an important discussion on the rising threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and what we can do to stop it, Tuesday, July 16 from 8:30 to 10:30 am on Capitol Hill.AMR is one of the most pressing global health threats of our time—in poor and wealthy nations alike. Each year, more than 700,000 people die from AMR-related infections.
Global health security has emerged as a top priority for the United States, as well as the international community. Infectious disease outbreaks can devastate communities and have far-reaching impacts on economic growth, political instability, and international development goals. This event will convene key staffers for a discussion on how investments in global health security strengthen public health systems, drive economic growth, and contribute to a stronger and safer United States.
Coming Threats from Pandemics and International Health/Biosecurity
Come hear experts address gaps in preparedness and the major risks ahead.
Coffee, tea, and light breakfast provided.
The event will feature globally renowned pandemic and health security experts testifying to the gaps in our nation’s response plans and identifying specific policy changes and reforms necessary to improve pandemic and international health security response strategies.
Keynote Speakers Senator Thomas A. Daschle, Member, Blue Ribbon Panel on Biodefense
A Pathway Towards Sustainable Action Protecting the world from infectious disease threats requires that national governments share the responsibility of serving those most in need. But how do countries prioritize their investments in a rapidly changing world?On the margins of the 71st World Health Assembly, this event will convene global and national leaders for a discussion on how investments in global health security strengthen public health systems, promote universal health coverage, and drive economic growth and local research and development.
A Day-Long Symposium on Epidemic Preparedness
Are you ready for the next infectious disease outbreak?
What are the financial, medical, and other risks in low- and middle-income countries associated with major disease outbreaks? What is being done to ensure resilience during public health emergencies? What innovations are contributing to public safety and population health during emergencies?
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Speakers from the public and private sectors and civil society include: Ms. Marian W. Wentworth, Management Sciences for Health