Event

UNGA 72 Event: Protecting Health Care in Armed Conflict

Thursday, September 14, 2017
To advance international efforts to protect health care in conflict areas, UN Missions of Canada, the Netherlands, Spain​, and the United Kingdom in collaboration with the Lancet-American University of Beirut Commission on Syria and Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition, are organizing a side event during UNGA 72.

A Webinar on Funding Health Research in Crises

Monday, May 19, 2014
The Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) Programme opens its second call for proposals on 26 May 2014 with up to £3.5 million of research funding available. The programme is holding a webinar on Wednesday, June 4, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM EDT, linking to the R2HC team in London, to present details of this opportunity to apply for research funding.

Security, Safety, Wellbeing, and Motivation of Health Workers in Difficult Contexts

Friday, October 25, 2013
At the Third Global Forum on Human Resources for Health, a session will focus on the security, safety, wellbeing, and motivation of health workers in difficult contexts, including conflict, extreme poverty, and other emergency situations. It examines the necessary enabling environment as well as measures for the protection of health workers from violence and from exposure to health risks and psychological and emotional trauma.

Third Global Forum on Human Resources for Health

Friday, September 27, 2013
IntraHealth International is cohosting the Third Global Forum on Human Resources for Health, which is sponsored by the Global Health Workforce Alliance under the patronage of the Government of Brazil, the World Health Organization, and the Pan American Health Organization. The theme is “Rising to the grand challenge of human resources for health.” IntraHealth is managing a vital subtheme of the forum: “empowering health workers.”

Health Under Fire: The Targeting of Medical Workers in Conflict Zones

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
On April 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Harvard University’s Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research is hosting a live webinar. Health Under Fire: The Targeting of Medical Workers in Conflict Zones will address a number of legal, political, and professional dilemmas that this situation presents and will consider the following questions:

The Protection of Health Care in Armed and Civil Conflict

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
On Friday, May 11, from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) will host an event titled The Protection of Health Care in Armed and Civil Conflict. In the past year, protecting health care in armed and civil conflict has burst on the international agenda, with action at the UN Security Council and the World Health Organization, a new campaign by the ICRC, and a new international coalition. This event will discuss the new developments occurring in this space and review integrated strategies to protect health care in times of armed conflict and civil strife.

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