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FEATURED EVENTS

#GlobalHealthWomen Twitter Chat
May 17
Online

How can organizations support #GlobalHealthWomen? Join our Twitter chat with the Global Health Council and Women in Global Health.

71st World Health Assembly
May 21-26
Geneva, Switzerland

Follow Devex reporters Jenny Lei Ravelo and Vince Chadwick for our upcoming coverage of the World Health Assembly, and sign up for our on-the-ground newsletter briefings.

Webinar 1: Can digital interventions influence behavior change?
May 23
Online

Join us for this first webinar of our two-part series with creative nonprofit Girl Effect and social science think tank New Knowledge to learn more about how to design digital interventions to deliver behavior change.

EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

2018 Understanding Risk Forum
May 14-18
Mexico City, Mexico

E-Discussion: Quality, Innovative Apprenticeships for the Future of Work
May 14-25
Online

Online course: NCD Diplomacy in a Globalised World
May 14 - June 15
Online

Getting on the Road to Health for All: A Conversation About the 71st World Health Assembly
May 15
Washington, D.C., United States

2018 Red Nose Day Capitol Hill Reception
May 15
Washington, D.C., United States

Seizing the Momentum: Prospects and Challenges for Latin America and the Caribbean
May 16
Washington, D.C., United States

Thematic Dialogues Around Development Issues
May 16
Anosy, Madagascar

Successful Country-Led Scale-Up of RMNCAH Interventions
May 16
Washington, D.C., United States

IDAHOT 2018: International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
May 17
Vienna, Austria; Washington, D.C., United States; Online

Mortality from Nestlé’s Marketing of Infant Formula in Low and Middle-Income Countries
May 17
Washington, D.C., United States

From learning to adapting: How do we get to learning, and where do we go from there?
May 17
Washington, D.C., United States

Pandemic Preparedness: Policy and Practice in the 21st Century
May 17
Washington, D.C., United States

Investing for a Rainy Day: How to Finance Outbreak Preparedness?
May 17
Geneva, Switzerland

Strategies for Financing Social Protection to Achieve the SDGs
May 17-18
Tokyo, Japan

Cervical cancer: An NCD we can overcome
May 19
Geneva, Switzerland

Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge
May 20
Geneva, Switzerland

Annual Meeting of the RBM Partnership to End Malaria
May 20
Geneva, Switzerland

Global Health Council World Health Assembly Welcome Reception
May 20
Geneva, Switzerland

Fighting and Preventing Resistance to Anti-infectious Agents
May 20
Geneva, Switzerland

Introduction to the World Health Assembly: A Briefing for Delegates
May 20
Geneva, Switzerland

Heroines of Health: Celebrating Women in Global Health
May 20
Geneva, Switzerland

Collaborative Solutions to Patient Challenges in NCDs
May 21
Geneva, Switzerland

Do we need a new approach to support fragile states?
May 21
London, United Kingdom; Online

Global Surgery: A Powerful Strategy for Advancing Women's Health
May 21
Geneva, Switzerland

Calling for Global Action on Epilepsy
May 22
Geneva, Switzerland

World Health +SocialGood
May 22-24
Geneva, Switzerland; Online

71st World Health Assembly Side-Events by Non-State Actors in Official Relations with WHO
May 22-25
Geneva, Switzerland

INTERNATIONAL OBSERVANCES

International Day of Families
May 15

International Day of Living Together in Peace
May 16

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day
May 17

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
May 21

International Day for Biological Diversity
May 22

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