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November 2019

Rwanda 2019 Women Leaders In Global Health Conference

November 9, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Kigali, Rwanda Rwanda + Google Map

The 2019 Women Leaders in Global Health Conference will convene speakers and participants from diverse sectors in global health. The two-day event includes plenary sessions, panel discussions, interactive leadership and skill-building workshops, and opportunities for networking and mentoring. This year’s conference will include a robust agenda filled with relevant and thought-provoking conversations that inspire dialogue around the leadership challenges facing females working in global health. REGISTER NOW

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Training: Designing Theory of Change for Advocacy and Capacity Building Programmes

November 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
FairView Hotel, Nairobi
$500

About the Training For non-profits pursuing advocacy work, even on the narrowest and most local of issues, defining and measuring success is not for the faint of heart. Advocacy programmes can be complex to implement, and more so complex to document results if the M&E design is not thought very well from the beginning. The typical approach to a successful measurement strategy in direct service—developing a (linear) theory of change and measuring in increasingly rigorous ways until you can prove…

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Data-Driven Accountability and Domestic Resource Mobilization for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Commitments: A Practical Workshop for Civil Society

November 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Le Chateau at Intercontinental, Nairobi, City-Hall Way, Nairobi, Kenya Kenya + Google Map

Monday, November 11, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. There is global recognition of the need to mobilize governments, multilaterals, the private sector and civil society to address major health challenges. This has led to positive commitments from governments and other actors to improve the lives of women, children, adolescents and families over the past several years. Sustaining action on global and country commitments is not easy. Monitoring, reviewing and determining accountability and financial needs that will translate commitments…

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The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25

November 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Kenyatta International Conference Center (KICC) Nairobi, Kenya + Google Map

Accelerating the promise The governments of Kenya and Denmark and UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, are co-convening the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25. This summit marks the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which took place in Cairo in 1994. From 12-14 November, 2019, the governments of Kenya and Denmark and UNFPA are co-convening the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25, a high-level conference to mobilize the political will and financial commitments we urgently need…

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Survey on Revised Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 Commitments

November 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

What do you think about the revised global commitments for ICPD25? Please share your views on the updated list of 12 draft global commitments to be endorsed at the Nairobi Summit by taking part in this new survey. Take the survey.   

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Ethics and Advocacy

November 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Kenyatta International Conference Center (KICC) Nairobi, Kenya + Google Map

In almost all countries, health providers and ministries embrace the same core ethical principles: Do No Harm, Do Good, Respect Autonomy and Do Justice. Yet these principles are not always applied to sexual and reproductive health. In fact, in many places, reproductive health services are under attack, and some constituencies are unmoved by appeals about women’s rights, human rights and public health. This session will explore whether the core principles of medical and health ethics could provide a new and…

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Trust Conference 2019 Changemaker / Scholarship Application

November 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The Trust Conference Changemakers Programme, formerly known as the Scholarship Programme, is part of the Trust Conference, hosted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation from November 13-14, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. The Trust Conference Changemakers Programme is open to all applicants working in the areas of modern slavery, women's rights, economic empowerment, refugee support and other human rights areas. Priority will be given to applicants from developing countries who demonstrate that participation in the Trust Conference will enhance their work…

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Data for Digital Advocacy – Training

November 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kampala, Plot 7 Kulubya Close, Bugolobi Uganda + Google Map

Did you know that you can use data for advocacy? Organizations are often wary of creating their own data visualizations or using data because some data projects might require setting up a team of designers, data scientists, and developers to bring to life. In addition to this, even organizations that collect data lack access to the necessary skills and knowledge to extract meaningful information out of it. Join Pollicy on 13 November from 2 - 5 pm at Pollicy New…

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Unstereotyping – uncovering and responding to gender biases in communications.

November 29, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Mpaka Road, Westlands Kenya + Google Map

This event is part of a four-part happy hour series by Kantar  named “When the Brain Fights Back”.  They will share interesting information from global and Kantar projects and approaches, followed by informal discussions and happy hour drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic). Venue: Mpaka Road, Westlands (TNS RMS Center) – just down from Brick Court, opposite Bishan Plaza Please RSVP to [email protected] or 0722522657 as spaces are limited. Parking will be available please arrange with [email protected] in advance.  

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January 2020

Webinar invitation – Measuring Meaningful and Structural Youth Engagement and Participation

January 28 @ 5:00 pm

January 28, 2020 at 9:00 am EST (2:00 pm Dakar; 3:00 pm Abuja; 5:00 pm Nairobi; 7:30 pm Delhi) The Challenge Initiative (TCI) aims to increase use of modern contraceptive methods among all women 15-49 years of age in urban poor areas. This includes a special focus on empowering young people by improving their knowledge and attitudes about contraceptives, improving their self-efficacy to use and access to contraceptives and creating an enabling environment that allows them to freely obtain informed-choice contraceptive…

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The Health for All Film Festival

January 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

WHO invites filmmakers to participate in our inaugural film festival Film has the unique ability to make us feel. To make us laugh, cry and think. Through the creation of compelling human-interest stories, filmmakers have the potential to influence health and catalyze change. Films are a powerful way to raise awareness, improve understanding and encourage action. That's why in May 2020, on the occasion of the 73rd World Health Assembly, WHO will host the first-ever Health for All Film Festival in Geneva.…

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March 2020

Theory of Change for Policy and Advocacy Programmes Training

March 4 @ 8:00 am - March 6 @ 5:00 pm

Date: 04-06, March 2020 Venue: Fairview Hotel, Nairobi – Kenya Introduction For non-profits pursuing advocacy work, even on the narrowest and most local of issues, defining and measuring success is not for the faint of heart. Advocacy and policy programmes can be complex to implement, and more so complex to document results if the M&E design is not thought very well from the beginning. The typical approach to a successful measurement strategy in direct service—developing a (linear) theory of change…

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How We Got Here: COVID-19

March 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Osterholm Update: COVID-19 Episode 1: How We Got Here In the first episode of Osterholm Update: COVID-19, Dr. Osterholm and co-host Chris Dall discuss how we got here and what to expect in the weeks and months to come. We also discuss potential immunity after infection with the coronavirus, testing shortages, and finally, how we can support each other and be good neighbors in this new world. The podcast is also available on Spotify and Google Play. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE 

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United Nations Global Call Out To Creatives – help stop the spread of COVID-19

March 30 @ 8:00 am - April 9 @ 5:00 pm

You have the power to change the world. The UN needs your help to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). We are living in unprecedented times. The World Health Organization (WHO) is leading and coordinating the global health response to coronavirus, helping to ensure all countries are ready to prevent, detect and respond to the pandemic. To be effective we need people everywhere to adopt public health precautions, act in solidarity, and prevent the spread of misinformation. The United Nations…

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Policy development and advocacy to improve health equity

March 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Date And Time Mon, 1 Apr 2019, 12:01 AM – Tue, 31 Mar 2020, 11:30 PM EDT Description This NCCDH on-demand webinar focuses on policy development and advocacy to decrease health inequities. In line with requirement #4 of the Health Equity Standard under the Ontario Public Health Standards, and guideline 6.4 of the Ontario Health Equity Guideline, 2018, this on-demand webinar will explore policy development in the public health context, and the importance of advocacy as a public health role. This content explores…

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May 2020

The Advocacy Accelerator COVID 19 Twitterthon Series

May 22

We are seeking to draw on our communal experience as actors in the African advocacy space by inviting you to participate in our upcoming May 2020 tweet chat focusing on ‘Strategies used by Change-Makers to ensure change continues despite the COVID-19 pandemic’. #strongadvocacy Help us spread the word about how change is being made in Africa #strong advocacy: CLICK TO TWEET

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