Igniting Change and Innovation: The Impact of Health Education (025-18)
April 4, 2018 - April 6, 2018 @
Organizers/Sponsors: Society for public health education
Abstract deadline: 8/7/2017
GHIC 2018: Global Health and Innovation Conference (022-18)
April 14, 2018 - April 15, 2018 @
New Haven, CT, USA
The Global Health & Innovation Conference (#GHIC) is the world's leading and largest global health conference as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference, with 2,200 professionals and students from all 50 states and more than 55 countries. This must-attend, thought-leading conference convenes leaders, changemakers, and participants from all sectors of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship.
Organizers/Sponsors: Unite for Sight
Registration Deadline: March 30th, 2018, Abstract Deadline: August 31st, 2017
Third Annual Universal Health Coverage Financing Forum (051-18)
April 19, 2018 - April 20, 2018 @
Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA
This Forum is the third in a series of annual events that bring together countries and partners to shape a collective agenda on sustainable financing for universal health coverage (UHC) and provide a platform to advance knowledge and its application in financing UHC. In particular, the goals of these events are to:
1. Facilitate an exchange between host governments, political leaders, donors and technical experts to build consensus on approaches to enhance the development and implementation of strategies, policy and advocacy approaches;
2. Review evidence to date and debate its implications to determine knowledge gaps, strengths and weaknesses of current approaches, with an emphasis on controversial issues; and
3. Brainstorm research priorities and approaches, and opportunities for capacity building.
This two-day event at the 2018 World Bank Group-IMF Spring Meetings (April 19-20, 2018) builds on the success of the 1st and 2nd Annual Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Financing Forums
Co-hosted by: World Bank and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Decision-Maker Led Implementation Research to Address Priority Immunization Issues (060-18)
April 23, 2018 - April 27, 2018 @
DataAnalysis & Dissemination Workshop
Day 1- Introduction to Projects
Day 2- Interpretation of findings and Stakeholder Analysis
Day 3- Dissemination Strategies, Implementation Plans
Day 4- Preparing for Project Showcase
Day 5- Project Showcase
Co-hosts: Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, UNICEF, and Gavi
8th Annual Conference on Advancing Implementation and Quality Improvement Science for Children's Health Care (052-18)
May 4, 2018
Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5J 1E3, Canada
This conference focuses on providing training to child health researchers on the design, implementation, and evaluation of interventions aimed at improving the health care services provided to children. Speakers and participants will focus on state-of-the-art methods to facilitate the conduct of rigorous QI research and implementation science. It is held as a pre-meeting to the Pediatric Academic Socieities (PAS) Meeting Scheduled for May 5-8, 2018.
Organizer: Academic Pediatric Association
Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting (053-18)
May 5, 2018 - May 8, 2018 @
Toronto, ON, Canada
The Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting brings together thousands of pediatricians and other health care providers united by a common mission: improve the health and well-being of children worldwide. This international gathering includes researchers, academics, as well as clinical care providers and community practitioners. Presentations cover issues of interest to generalists as well as topics critical to a wide array of specialty and sub-specialty areas.
Organized by: Pediatric Academic Societies
World Health Assembly (004-18)
May 21, 2018 - May 26, 2018 @
The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board. The main functions of the World Health Assembly are to determine the policies of the Organization, appoint the Director-General, supervise financial policies, and review and approve the proposed programme budget.
The 3rd Nordic Implementation Conference (049-18)
May 28, 2018 - May 30, 2018 @
The conference advances the field of implementation science and practice. It provides a platform for knowledge exchange and critical debate among implementers from practice, research and policy. Our scope is multidisciplinary, and we invite professionals from all human service sectors – health, social welfare, and education – to attend.
Organized by the European Implementation Collaborative and others.
CORE Group's Global Health Practitioner Conference (037-18)
June 4, 2018 - June 7, 2018 @
Hyatt Regency Bethesda, 1 Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
CORE Group’s Global Health Practitioner Conferences enable community health advocates (NGOs, academics, donors, private sector, etc.) to collaborate, discuss ideas, and form partnerships for improving programs that save lives around the world.
Academy Health 2018 Annual Research Meeting (054-18)
June 24, 2018 - June 26, 2018 @
Washington State Convention Center, 705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting (ARM), the premier forum for health services research (HSR), convenes the foremost experts at the intersection of health, health care, and policy to share important findings and showcase the latest research on how the health system works, what it costs, and how to improve it.
The largest meeting of its kind, the ARM is packed with new research, cutting edge methods, and robust discussions of HSR’s impact on health policy and practice. The meeting features compelling sessions, panels on critical and emerging issues in health services research, and presentations of high quality peer-reviewed research.
Food Assistance for Nutrition Evidence Summit (056-18)
June 27, 2018 - June 28, 2018 @
Washington, DC, USA
Organized by the USAID/Office of Food for Peace (FFP) Food Aid Quality Review (FAQR) project Phase III
The Food Assistance for Nutrition Evidence Summit will synthesize the current state of research on food assistance for nutrition, facilitate dialogue on key policy and program-relevant findings, and identify priority domains for future research. The summit will bring together researchers, policy makers, implementing partners, donors and industry.
To be added to the summit mailing list, click the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdWE6MIVr_MNpDLm5QtplcvO4scWJrMnsQX6yVajq25Cjrk3A/viewform
For more information about FAQR, visit www.foodaidquality.org
For specific questions related to the Food Assistance for Nutrition Evidence Summit, email firstname.lastname@example.org
41st WEDC International Conference (018-18)
July 9, 2018 - July 13, 2018 @
Egerton University, Nakuru Town Campus, George Morara Rd, Nakuru, Kenya
Conference title: "Transformation towards sustainable and resilient WASH services"
The conference title relates to that of the concurrent high level political forum (HLPF) which isa central mechanism to follow up and review the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In2018 the HLPF will consider SDG 6 ‘Ensure availability and sustainable management of waterand sanitation for all’ in detail. Our title also captures and conveys the essence of key local andregional issues in East Africa, which are further outlined in some topics of interest.
International AIDS Conference (003-18)
July 23, 2018 - July 27, 2018 @
Advance knowledge about HIV, present new research findings, promote human rights, activate and galvanize political commitment and accountability, address gaps and highlight HIV prevention, and spotlight the state of the epidemic and the HIV response in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
15th Annual EPA Drinking Water Workshop (024-18)
August 22, 2018 - August 24, 2018 @
Attendees will be provided with in-depth information and training on various solutions and strategies for handling small drinking water system challenges. The workshop is primarily designed for state personnel responsible for drinking water regulations compliance and treatment technologies permitting; however, others may also benefit, including system owners and operators, local and tribal government personnel, academics, design engineers, technical assistance providers, and consultants.
Organizers/Sponsors: United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development, EPA's Office of Research and Development
73rd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73) (017-18)
September 18, 2018 - September 30, 2018 @
New York, NY, USA
8th Africa Nutritional Epidemiology Conference (ANEC) (036-18)
October 1, 2018 - October 5, 2018 @
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Main Theme: “Multi-stakeholder nutrition actions in Africa: translating evidence into policies, and programmes for impact”
- Scaling up nutrition: effective actions and best practices
- Effective multi-sectoral actions in nutrition: best practices
- Joint actions on maternal, infant and young child feeding – nutrition during the 1st 1000 days
- Nutrition through the life cycle: nutrition specific, nutrition-sensitive policies, research, interventions and programs
- Adolescent nutrition
- Food systems, food safety and value chain: policies, legislations and actions
- Multi-sectoral actions and biofortification in Africa
- Partnership for food security, safety and sustainability in Africa
- Food industries and malnutrition in Africa
- Nutrition policies, politics, and nutrition governance in Africa
- Double-duty actions for nutrition in Africa
- Benchmarking of food environment
- Nutrition transition, and nutrition-related NCD
Organized by: The African Nutrition Society and the Food and Nutrition Society of Ethiopia
5th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR) (005-18)
October 8, 2018 - October 12, 2018 @
Theme: Advancing Health Systems for All in the SDG Era
Co-Sponsors: Health Systems Global, Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, World Health Organization, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Global Evidence and Implementation Summit (055-18)
October 22, 2018 - October 24, 2018 @
1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006, Australia
The Global Evidence and Implementation Summit 2018 (GEIS) will bring together experts from across the world to talk about their experiences in generating and implementing evidence for better policy and practice.
The summit will explore the evidence for designing, implementing and reviewing effective programs and policies. Expected to reach 700 delegates from 30 countries, GEIS 2018 will share the latest evidence synthesis and implementation science research and practice strategies for improving the lives of individuals, families and communities worldwide.
Africa Health Business Symposium (016-18)
November 6, 2018 - November 7, 2018 @
King Fahd Palace Hotel, Route des Almadies, Dakar 8181, Senegal
The AHBS team has vast experience in the health sector through the organization of private sector driven healthcare events on the continent (EAHF and AHBS) that were focused on sharing resources and best practices in the African private health sector. In 2016, the first AHBS was significant platform bringing key players together in Nairobi from all over the African continent.
Organizer: Africa Health Business Limited
APHA 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo (059-18)
November 10, 2018 - November 14, 2018 @
San Diego, CA, USA
2018 Theme — Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now
The 5th International Conference on Family Planning (002-18)
November 12, 2018 - November 15, 2018 @
The International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) brings together the family planning community to share best practices, celebrate successes and chart a course forward for family planning worldwide.
Held biennially since 2009, the ICFP serves as a strategic inflection point for the family planning and reproductive health community worldwide. It provides an opportunity for political leaders, scientists, researchers, policymakers, advocates, and youth to disseminate knowledge, celebrate successes, and identify next steps toward reaching the goal of enabling an additional 120 million women to access voluntary, quality contraception by 2020.
The ICFP also serves as an international platform from which countries, organizations and individuals can make public commitments to family planning, and can be recognized for their achievements. Dozens of side events are organized around the conference by many institutions and groups from around the world.
Lead organizers: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health.
24th Canadian Conference on Global Health (034-18)
November 19, 2018 - November 21, 2018 @
Toronto, ON, Canada
Every year, more than 600 people from more than 30 countries gather in Canada for the Canadian Conference on Global Health (CCGH). Practitioners, researchers, educators, students, policy makers and community mobilizers come to share their knowledge and experience and find new ways to work together.
15th International Conference on Urban Health (058-18)
November 26, 2018 - November 30, 2018 @
The 15th International Conference on Urban Health will bring together interdisciplinary researchers, practitioners, policy-makers, health and urban stakeholders and community leaders to exchange ideas and advance research and practice across sectors on how best to manage the rapid urbanisation occurring in all regions of the world.
Abstract deadline: 14 May 2018
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