Gender, women and health

Ministerial Meeting on Women and Health

Seventh annual meeting of the Ministerial Initiative for Health

Place: Geneva, Switzerland
Date: 18 May 2010

Held on the occasion of the Sixty-third World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, the Council's Seventh Annual Meeting of the Ministerial Initiative for Health will focus on the report "Women and health: today's evidence tomorrow's agenda", with presentations by Ms Daisy Mafubelu, Assistant Director-General, Family and Community Health and Dr Tonya Nyagiro, Director, Department of Gender, Women and Health, both WHO.

The report was launched on 9 November 2009 by WHO under the leadership of Director-General Dr Margaret Chan. The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the state of women and girls' health globally. It examines the policy implications of the evidence showcased and provides an agenda for the achievement of effective global outcomes for women’s health.

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