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Global Forum on Adaptive Social Protection

Nearly four billion people worldwide still have no access to social protection. At the first major meeting about social protection since the COVID-19 pandemic, policymakers and practitioners from 59 countries, along with their international partners, called for accelerated efforts to develop, strengthen and expand adaptive systems to protect people in times of crisis and build resilience against future shocks.

The roundtable was moderated by Maziko Matemvu, youth activist from Malawi.

Protecting mothers and newborns against the negative impacts of climate change

Climate change is increasingly recognised as serious threat to human health with pregnant women and newborns amongst those most at risk. This, and how to mitigate the effects, was the topic of a roundtable discussion at the World Health Summit in Berlin in October 2022.


WHS 2022: Happy Birthday, BACKUP Health!

In high spirits and festive atmosphere, representatives of BMZ, Global Fund, BACKUP partners, WHS delegates and BACKUP team members celebrated 20 years of BACKUP’s unique way of delivering technical assistance to the GF and other global health initiatives.

Panel discussion, chaired by Dr Anshu Banerjee, Director, Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Ageing, World Health Organization (WHO)

WHS 2022: Debating the place of SRHR in achieving ‘health for all’

In the context of the triple crisis of climate change, conflict and pandemics, development leaders and young people discuss the importance of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) as a core component of Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

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