MSH: Inside Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting and UN General Assembly Week

MSH: Inside Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting and UN General Assembly Week

{Photo credit: Center for Global Health and Diplomacy.}Photo credit: Center for Global Health and Diplomacy.

Join us as world leaders gather for the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting and the 69th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, NY (US).

MSH President & CEO Dr. Jonathan D. Quick will address CGI participants this week to share our vision for scaling-up access to medicines to 70 million people in rural and underserved areas in Africa. Throughout CGI and UNGA, MSH also will highlight our work and vision for universal health coverage and improving women's health in the post-2015 development.

While these high-level events are not open to the public, you can join the conversations online, and, in some cases, watch live webcasts.


Clinton Global Initiative: Pitching for Partnerships: Accredited Drug Shops

Tuesday, September 23, 14:30

[An Accredited Drug Shop owner in Tanzania. Dr. Quick will address the Clinton Global Initiative on Tuesday, September 23.] {Photo credit: MSH.}An Accredited Drug Shop owner in Tanzania. Dr. Quick will address the Clinton Global Initiative on Tuesday, September 23.Photo credit: MSH. Two billion people–one third of the world's population–lack regular access to quality essential medicines.

MSH will share our vision to bring quality healthcare and medicines closer to home through our proven Accredited Drug Shops program. MSH President and CEO Dr. Jonathan Quick is addressing the Clinton Global Initiative to find partners to help realize this vision. Our goal is to establish Accredited Drug Shops throughout Africa and beyond. (Attendance by CGI attendees only.) Watch the live stream of the pitch on Tuesday, September 23, at 2:30 pm ET via the CGI Livestream site.

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Interested in partnering with us on Accredited Drug Shops? Contact us.

Who's looking out for Women and Girls' Health? A panel discussion with Ministers of Health

Tuesday, September 23, 07:30-9:30

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Women and girls experience widespread inequalities in education, socioeconomic power, and gender-based violence, which lead to detrimental health outcomes. This high-level panel will highlight the importance of focusing attention on and channeling resources towards improving the status of women’s and girls’ health in developing countries. Moderated by MSH Vice President of the Center for Health Services, Catharine Taylor, speakers include: Raymonde Goudou Coffie, Minister of Health, Cote d'Ivoire; Joy Phumaphi of African Leaders Malaria Alliance, Former Minister of Health, Botswana; Agnes Binagwaho, Minister of Health, Rwanda; Babatunde Osotimehin of UNFPA; and Jill Sheffield of Women Deliver. (Registration closed.)

Social media: Are you looking out for women's and girls' health? Do you think having a female Minister of Health matters when advocating for women and girls' health? What is your country doing to improve the health of women and girls? How can we better engage women as equal stakeholders? Are current women's and girls' health initiatives working? , the new MSH Advocacy Twitter handle, wants to hear what you think! Join the Twitter discussion with MSH Advocacy (), Center for Global Health and Diplomacy (), Rabin Martin (), and the International Medical Corps () during . Can't join us in person? Tune into the webcast at  We look forward to a great discussion on women's and girls' health!

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A Toast to Universal Health Coverage

Wednesday, September 24, 18:30-20:00

MSH is celebrating the global movement for universal health coverage (UHC) with an interactive reception at Riverpark restaurant, co-hosted by the UN Missions of Japan, Rwanda, Mexico, and France, and in collaboration with World Bank, World Health Organization (WHO), and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Featuring: Agnes Binagwaho, MOH Rwanda; Seth Berkeley, Gavi; Mickey Chopra, UNICEF; Tim Evans, World Bank; Laurie Garrett, Council on Foreign Relations; Richard Horton, The Lancet; Margaret Kruk, Columbia U/Mailman; Michael Myers, Rockefeller Foundation; Sania Nishtar, Heartfile; Jonathan D. Quick, MSH; Jill Sheffield &Katja Iversen, Women Deliver; Jeff Sturchio, Rabin Martin; and special guest, Yvonne Chaka Chaka. (By invitation only.)

Partner organizations include: Rabin Martin and Women Deliver (sponsoring partners); the Rockefeller Foundation, Save the Children, One Million Community Health Workers Campaign, Article 25, the Japan CSO Network on Global Health, the Aspen Institute, and the NCD Alliance.

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