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

May 18, 2015

This panel discussion will focus on how key local stakeholders are working to build systems capable of addressing long-term global health issues like noncommunicable diseases while maintaining resilience to outbreaks like Ebola. In light of the need to develop domestic financing mechanisms to pay for long term health solutions, stakeholders are moving beyond public-private partnerships to a model of country stakeholder engagement that includes and leverages the strengths of all actors. Event highlights and video