Events 2016

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

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


"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

Delegates at International Dialogue

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!

Aiding hands

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


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?


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


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


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

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


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

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