World Health Assembly 2012

21-26 MAY 2012 | GENEVA

Side events calendar

Saturday 19 May 2012

14:00 – 17:00

Special Session of Conference of Ministers of Health
Venue: Crown Plaza Hotel, Avenue Louis Casai 75-77

Monday 21 May

08:30 – 09:20

Meeting of the delegations of Member States of the WHO Western Pacific Region
Venue: Room VIII

12:00 – 14:00

World Health Professions Alliance Luncheon NCDs: Hands-on Toolkit to assess Risk Factors
Venue: Hotel Intercontinental

13:15 - 14:15

13:15 – 14:15

The Permanent Mission of Mexico, World Vision & Save the Children: Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition: Global Targets and National Success Stories
Venue: Room IV

Tuesday 22 May

8:30 - 13:00

12:15 – 14:15

Global plan towards the elimination of new infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive. Organized by UNAIDS
Venue: Room XVI

13:00 – 14:00

Invitation Information meeting on child health UPR and WHA Review: Case Studies from India and Brazil
Venue: Room XXV

13:15 – 14:15

Gender Equity and Human Rights at the core of the health response (by invitation only)
Venue: Room XXIV

13:20 – 14:20

Meeting of the delegations of Member States of the WHO South-East Asia Region
Venue: Room VIII

17:30 – 18:30

Clean cookstoves: panel discussion and demonstration. Organized by the delegation of USA
Venue: Room IV

18:00 – 19:30

Wednesday 23 May

12:45 – 14:15

Sharing results of primary care reform from Brazil, China and India. Organized by the delegation of China
Venue: Room VII

17:45 – 19:15

Launch of the Report of the Private Sector Task Force of the Global Health Workforce Alliance
Venue: Room VIII

Thursday 24 May

12:30 – 14:00

Rio + 20: health and sustainable development. Organized by the delegation of Brazil
Venue: Room XII

12:45 – 14:15

Family planning, reproductive health and child survival: addressing unmet needs. Organized by the WHO Secretariat, FWC Cluster
Venue: Room XXIV

The objectives are: to provide a forum for ministers, leaders and other stakeholders to share strategies for addressing unmet needs in sexual and reproductive health in particular family planning and child survival; to draw political and programme attention to family planning as a means of reducing maternal and child mortality and achieving universal access to reproductive health towards sustainable development; and to raise awareness of opportunities for acceleration of progress in addressing unmet needs in family planning and child survival.