May 19 – 24 May, 2014
66th World Health Assembly, Geneva, Switzerland
The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board. The main functions of the World Health Assembly are to determine the policies of the Organization, appoint the Director-General, supervise financial policies, and review and approve the proposed programme budget. The Health Assembly is held annually in Geneva, Switzerland.
May 28 – 30 May, 2014
High-level Summit on maternal, newborn and child health, Toronto, Canada
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that Canada will host a high-level Summit on maternal, newborn and child health from May 28-30, 2014, in Toronto, Ontario. The Summit – which builds on Canada’s leadership in maternal, newborn and child health – will bring together Canadian stakeholders and experts, as well as global leaders from developed and developing countries, international organizations, civil society, the private sector, and foundations to take stock of the progress made to date and discuss the way forward.
July 18 – 19 July, 2014
5th Symposium on Children and HIV, Melbourne, Australia
The symposium Children and HIV: Start Early, Start Now–Integrated interventions for young children born into HIV-affected families will examine proactive, integrated approaches that focus on early childhood and HIV.
The two-day symposium, jointly hosted by The Teresa Group, the Coalition for Children Affected by AIDS and local hosts Living Positive Victoria and Straight Arrows, will be held on July 18th and 19th, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel inMelbourne, Australia. It will create a forum for service providers, donors, researchers, advocates and policy leaders. Delegates will share information, explore data, and build consensus about best practices and advocacy for early interventions for children and families.
July 20 – 25 July, 2014
20th International AIDS Conference, Melbourne, Australia
The 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) will be held from 20-25 July 2014 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, in Melbourne, Australia and will represent a tremendous opportunity to highlight the diverse nature of the Asia Pacific region’s HIV epidemic and the unique responses to it.