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Events 2016

Health and social protection conferences and events in 2016 to which German Development Cooperation contributed: Get an overview.


From Nairobi to Berlin: Young hackers for Global Health

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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


Joining forces against demand for drugs in Central Asia

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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


Together today for a healthy tomorrow: the G20 for global health

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"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


International Dialogue: Accountability to advance SRHR commitments

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At the 14th International Dialogue on Population and Sustainable Development, which took place in Berlin on 10/11 November 2016, delegates called for the harmonisation of follow-up and review mechanisms as a key element in achieving the SRHR-related goals of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development. Read more


 Events 2016 Con­tent World AIDS Day 2016: Hands up for #HIVPre­ven­tion!

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In the run-up to World AIDS Day 2016, GIZ and KfW col­leagues from around the world raised their hands to make the UN­AIDS photo cam­paign Hands up for #HIVPre­ven­tion a suc­cess. Their short and bold state­ments set out pri­or­i­ties for HIV pre­ven­tion, aim­ing to end AIDS by 2030. Read more


Hackathon - Hacking for global health

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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


What do the Sustainable Development Goals mean for our work?

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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


International Symposium: Social Protection Systems - Tying the Knots

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On September 5-6, 2016, BMZ, GIZ, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, German Development Institute, the Maastricht School of Governance and the Hochschule Bonn Rhein Sieg jointly organise a conference on social protection system building for academics, politicians and development practitioners in Bonn. Read more


The missing link? How good financial governance helps strengthen health systems

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Strengthening health systems for better health outcomes requires more domestic investment in health but also improvements in how funds are managed and spent. Yet good financial governance and health systems specialists have often talked past each other. How can we change this? Read more


Annual Meeting of the German Society of Tropical Medicine

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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


my Health. my Rights. our Future

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First national conference on adolescent health and development in Nepal 2-3 May 2016, Kathmandu Read more


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