Events

Women Deliver 2019

Date(s):
June 03, 2019 to June 06, 2019
Location:
Vancouver Convention Centre
999 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 3C1
Theme:
Power. Progress. Change.

Women Deliver is the world's largest conference on gender, health, and rights. At this year's conference, leaders, academics, politicians, journalists, practitioners, and advocates will gather to share knowledge, present solutions, and drive support for a more gender equitable world.

Visit us at booth 445 to talk gender equality, women in the health workforce, and the future of global health.


Our Participation

Panel Discussions

Time's Up: Ending Harassment in Global Health
Date(s): Tuesday, June 04, 12:00pm-1:30pm PDT
Location: Room 217-219, Level 2
Presenter(s): IntraHealth's Constance Newman will be part of a panel of technical experts, policy-makers, and leaders on workplace harassment in global health. Panelists will present the current prevalence of harassment within global health, policy frameworks and best practices on changing cultural norms around harassment, and implementing a zero-tolerance policy on harassment.

Presentations

Identifying Vulnerable Adolescent Girls and Young Women for Integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Interventions in Eastern Uganda
Date(s): Wednesday, June 05, 10:30am-12:00pm PDT
Location: Solutions Gallery, Poster #1, Fueling Station
Presenter(s): Jennifer Acio will present on IntraHealth's USAID-funded Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Eastern Uganda (RHITES-E) Activity during this digital poster meet & greet.

Side Events

How Women Deliver Health to Communities: Elevating Voices of Women on the Front Lines of Community Health
Date(s): Wednesday, June 05, 7:00am-8:30am PDT
Location: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, Princess Louisa room
Presenter(s): IntraHealth's Cheick Touré and Samantha Rick will take part in this breakfast roundtable session highlighting the experiences of female frontline health workers who are engaged in immunization, polio eradication, and reproductive, maternal, neonatal, and child health efforts worldwide.
Investing in the Power of Nurse Leadership: What Will It Take?
Date(s): Thursday, June 06, 6:15am-8:00am PDT
Location: Room 116-117
Presenter(s): IntraHealth will host this open event alongside Nursing Now 2020 and Johnson & Johnson to launch a report on the gender-related barriers to nurse leadership globally. More info | RSVP

Participants

Pape Gaye

President & CEO

Jennifer Acio

Gender, youth & social inclusion advisor, RHITES-E

Salwa Bitar

Chief of party, Palestinian Health Capacity Project (PHCP)

Perle Combary

Program director, West Africa and Middle East

Rebecca Kohler

Chief strategy officer

Karen Melton

Communications officer

Margarite Nathe

Principal editor/writer

Constance Newman

Senior team leader, gender equality and health

Samantha Rick

Advocacy and policy officer

Cheick Touré

Country director, Mali