May 23, 2017

Photo credit: Eclectic Journey Photography Moderated by Jeffrey L. Sturchio, President and CEO of Rabin Martin, this reception and conversation will offer an opportunity to share ideas and meet MSH President and CEO, Marian Wentworth. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served. RSVP

May 23, 2017

Side Event In situations of instability, women and children bear disproportionate consequences, often in silence. The intersection between women’s health and complex settings was seen most recently in the Ebola and Zika emergencies, where health systems were taxed and workforces decimated. In other countries, political instability, migration, and natural disasters have contributed to high levels of violence, infant mortality, and maternal mortality and morbidity. 

May 22, 2017

Side Event Recent years have seen global health security emerge as a top priority for the international community. In addition to the human toll of outbreaks, disease – or the threat thereof – also has a significant impact on economic growth and other key development goals. Robust health systems are a critical factor to achieving the eleven Action Packages of the Global Health Security Agenda. But what does this look like in practice, and what are the characteristics of systems that facilitate greater security?