Events preview: This week in development cooperation

A view of the World Health Organization’s headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland where the first global conference on air pollution and health will be held. Photo by: WHO / P. Virot

FEATURED EVENT

Prescription for Progress: The essential role of partnerships in strengthening health systems
Oct. 30
San Francisco, United States; Online

This event will convene 100 influential stakeholders including researchers, technologists, investors, donors, NGO leaders, and more. Together, we'll get to the root of the issues from how to make global health innovations scalable to how to generate investment in health systems. The event will provide a platform for a range of actors to explore and form the kinds of partnerships that will be needed to bridge the divide between health innovations in Silicon Valley and health needs globally. Watch the livestream here.

EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

Quality of Care: An Essential Pillar to Achieve Universal Health Coverage for Women, Children, and Adolescents
Oct. 30 (English) Oct. 31 (French)
Online

ACFID National Conference
Oct. 30-31
Sydney, Australia
Devex is on the ground. Follow Lisa Cornish for more.

GIIN Investor Forum
Oct. 30-31
Paris, France

WHO’s First Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health
Oct. 30-Nov. 1
Geneva, Switzerland; Online
Join and view sessions remotely.

18th International Economic Forum on Africa
Oct. 31
Paris, France

Making Primary Health Care Happen: From Aspirations to Reality
Nov. 1
Washington, D.C., United States; Online
Register for the webcast.

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics Forum 2018
Nov. 1-2
Gauhati, India
Devex is on the ground. Follow Kelli Rogers for more.

2018 AIDS Philanthropy Summit
Nov. 5-6
Washington, D.C., United States

Africa’s rising debt
Nov. 5-6
London, United Kingdom; Online

U.S.-Africa Infrastructure Conference
Nov. 5-6
Gauteng, South Africa

2018 Positive Peace Conference
Nov. 5-6
Stanford, California, United States
Devex’s Catherine Cheney will be speaking.

Development policies and practices in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Nov. 5-7
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Law, Justice and Development Week 2018 - Rights, Protection and Development
Nov. 5-9
Washington, D.C., United States

Global Financing Facility Replenishment Event
Nov. 6
Oslo, Norway

ADB Knowledge Forum 2018
Nov. 6-9
Manila, Philippines

Doing things differently: A dialogue to explore power and gender in global health
Nov. 7
London, United Kingdom

Africa Investment Forum
Nov. 7-9
Johannesburg, South Africa

Women Leaders in Global Health Conference
Nov. 8-9
London, United Kingdom
Devex is on the ground. Follow Sophie Edwards for more.

INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATIONS

World Cities Day
Oct. 31

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