15 May 2017

Events for those attending.

UHC2030 at the World Health Assembly

UHC2030 partners and associate networks will organise various side events on UHC during the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva starting from 20 May, 2017. If you or your colleagues are planning to attend the WHA, please share this list.

UHC2030’s high-level event during WHA will be ‘Partnership matters - Achieving stronger systems for health in practice’ Wednesday, 24 May, 18:00 - 19:30, Palais des Nations, Salle VIII.

In this event, UHC2030 Secretariat will arrange a ceremonial signing session for those who newly join UHC2030 (full list of new members TBC).

In addition to the signing session, the main objectives of this side event will be: 

  • Present the new features of UHC2030
  • Welcome new members into UHC2030
  • Launch of the Joint Vision paper “Healthy systems for universal health coverage: a joint vision for healthy lives”
  • Present and discuss on how UHC2030 can improve coordination and the alignment of investments for UHC and good practice examples for successful and coherent Health System Strengthening

Please note that some side events are by invitation-only or open to WHA delegation/observers only. The UHC2030 Secretariat is not responsible for issuing event pass to WHA restricted area or assisting individuals to register side events organized by partners.

Public Event: Introduction to the World Health Assembly

Date and Time: Sunday, 21 May, 15:00 - 18:00

Organizer: Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute and the United Nations Foundation

Location: Maison de la paix, the Graduate Institute, Geneva

Registration: graduateinstitute.ch/globalhealth-event21may2017

Event: Civil Society engagement mechanisms for UHC2030: Where are we and how to engage?

Date and Time: Wednesday, 24 May, 8:00 - 10:00

Organizer: CSO Engagement Mechanism for UHC2030

Location: 1 rue Varembé, 1202 Geneva – Place des Nations (Room in the Building Hall - next to "Tivoli des Nations" Restaurant)

Registration: ajeantet@ghadvocates.org

Official Event: BRICS effort towards integrated people-centred health services

Date and Time: Wednesday, 24 May, 12:30 - 14:00

Organizer: China and other BRICS countries

Location: Palais des Nations, Salle IX

Registration: Open to all WHA delegations and observers

Official Event: Promoting intersectoral and coordinated actions to further invest in health and social workforce: Towards achieving the 2030 Agenda

Date and Time: Wednesday, 24 May, 12:30 - 14:00

Organizer: France, South Africa, Philippines, Nigeria, Nepal Argentina

Location: Palais des Nations, Salle VIII

Registration: Open to all WHA delegations and observers

Official Event: Partnership matters - Achieving stronger systems for health in practice

Date and Time: Wednesday, 24 May, 18:00 - 19:30, including ceremonial signing session of new UHC2030 members

Organizer: China, Estonia, France, Germany, Ghana, Japan, Myanmar, Slovenia, Sweden, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, supported by the European Union and in co-operation with UHC2030, P4H, and the World Bank Group

Location: Palais des Nations, Salle VIII

Registration: Open to all WHA delegations and observers

Event details:

  • Present the new features of UHC2030
  • Welcome new members into UHC2030
  • Launch of the Joint Vision paper “Healthy systems for universal health coverage: a joint vision for healthy lives”
  • Present and discuss on how UHC2030 can improve coordination and the alignment of investments for UHC and good practice examples for successful and coherent Health System Strengthening.

Technical Briefing: UHC: sustained commitment and concrete achievements

Date and Time: Thursday, 25 May, 12:30-14:15

Organizer: WHO Secretariat and The Elders

Location: Palais des Nations, Salle XII

Registration: Open to all WHA delegations and observers

Public Event: Strategizing National Health in the Twenty-First Century: A Handbook

Date and Time: Thursday 25 May, 18:00-19:30

Organizer: WHO

Location: Restaurant Vieux Bois, Geneva

Registration: On invitation only

Event detail: The WHO Department of Health Systems Governance and Financing will be launching its flagship publication Strategizing national health in the 21st century: a handbook on Thursday 25 May 2017.  UHC2030 partners are cordially invited from WHO at 18:00-19:30 at Restaurant Vieux Bois just outside the Pregny entrance of the Palais des Nations in Geneva

Event: Health Workers Count – Reception

Date and Time: Thursday 25 May, 18:00-20:00

Organizer: Global Health Workforce Network, Frontline Health Workers Coalition, IntraHealth, FIP, Medicus Mundi International Network

Location: Intercontinental Hotel, Geneva

Registration: On invitation

Event: Universal Health Coverage: The role of the Private Sector in helping to achieve UHC

Date and Time: Friday, 26 May, 12:30-14:15

Organizer: Save the Children, The World Medical Association, GSK and UHC2030

Location: the Red Cross Museum in Geneva

Registration: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/what-is-the-role-of-the-private-sector-in-helping-to-achieve-universal-health-coverage-tickets-33656092278


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