Three interdisciplinary teams of young professionals from Nairobi will present their e-health projects for health promotion and disease prevention for young people in Kenya to the International German Forum in Berlin on 21/22 February 2017. What happens when Kenyan hackers meet German IT experts and business leaders? Read more - From Nairobi to Berlin: Young hackers for Global Health
Delegations from five Central Asian countries came to Astana/ Kazakhstan, to take part in the 2nd Regional Steering Committee Meeting of the Central Asia Drug Action Programme (CADAP). The meeting highlighted partner countries’ achievements in effectively reducing both drug demand and supply. Read more - Joining forces against demand for drugs in Central Asia
"Taking Action against health threats - is the world better prepared?" Under this motto over 100 representatives of the G20, civil society, private sector and academia gathered in Berlin on 7/8 December 2016. The Federal Ministry of Health hosted this event, supported by GIZ and the Robert Koch Institute. Read more - Together today for a healthy tomorrow: the G20 for global health
German-Kenyan Cooperation will be hosting a hackathon from November 25 to 27, 2016 at *iHub Nairobi's Innovation Hub. The theme of the hackathon is Digital Solutions for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention for Children and Adolescents in Kenya. Read more - Hackathon - Hacking for global health
Some 200 delegates from GIZ and partner organisations attended the two-day retreat on Health, Social Protection and Inclusion GIZ hosted in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler. The main theme addressed was: How far does the new development agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent a paradigm shift, and what will that mean for our work? Read more - What do the Sustainable Development Goals mean for our work?
In October 2016, researchers and practitioners of tropical medicine and international health will gather in Bonn, Germany. Focus topics will include, among others, neglected tropical diseases and refugee medicine. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 22 July 2016. Read more - Annual Meeting of the German Society of Tropical Medicine