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UNITE and GHA partner to combat infectious diseases

UNITE and GHA – German Health Alliance partner to combat infectious diseases LISBON, PORTUGAL AND BERLIN, GERMANY (JUNE 15, 2020) - UNITE, the global parliamentarians network to end infectious diseases, and GHA - German Health Alliance, have announced a new partnership ahead UNITE’s Global Summit 2020 and World Health Summit 2020. The two organisations collaborated with other stakeholders to successfully organize the first virtual webinar at the prestigious platform of the Global Health Hub Germany around “COVID19 and the [...]

Webinar on “COVID19: Are the SDGs at risk?” Key takeaways

“We should see the SDGs as a lighthouse,  not a burden,” -  Dr. Ricardo Baptista Leite, Member of Parliament in Portugal and Founder and President of UNITE  On May 18, UNITE, together with German Health Alliance, held the first webinar to discuss the topic of global health financing to understand how parliamentarians can secure SDGs in the pandemic. The speakers were Dr. Ricardo Baptista Leite from UNITE and Dessislava Dimitrova from World Economic Forum under the lead of Prof. [...]

UNITE held a special session at the World Health Summit, last October

It’s Time to UNITE! Last October in Berlin, during World Health Summit, a call was made to unite all relevant stakeholders for the elimination of infectious diseases as a global health threat. And that call was answered! UNITE organised a special session around political leadership for global health which included the then UNAIDS Executive Director a.i., Ms Gunilla Carlsson, as the keynote speaker. She told the audience that political will is the driving force that should not be removed [...]

Fast-Track Cities Initiative

UNITE Securing Political Leadership for the Fast-Track Cities Initiative at Fast Track Cities 2019 in London to ensure no one is left behind. September 8-11: IAPAC Fast Track Cities – London, England Together with STOPAIDS and National AIDS Trust, UNITE organised a preconference session at the Fast-Track Cities Summit in London on September 8th, 2019. The session was titled, ‘Securing Political Leadership for Fast Track Cities’ and aimed to generate a debate before the main conference with relevant UK stakeholders [...]

UNITE applauds World Leader’s commitment

UNITE applauds World Leader’s commitment at the 2019 High Level United Nations Political Declaration on universal health coverage in New York, to scale up efforts to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by 2030. September 22nd: UN High Level Meeting – New York, USA UNITE, alongside the G20 Health Partnership, World Hepatitis Alliance and UNAIDS, organized a session in NYC as an official side meeting to the UN General Assembly and High Level Meeting (HLM) on UHC. Under the theme [...]

UNITE joined forces with International AIDS Society

UNITE joined forces with International AIDS Society at IAS 2019 Mexico City, engaging civil society, Members of Parliament and Senators to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals for HIV. July 22-24: International AIDS Society (IAS) 2019 – Mexico City, Mexico  Together with IAS, UNITE organised  a panel session at the IAS 2019, titled ‘Joint forces: Civil society and political action to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals for HIV’. Chaired by Terri Ford, AHF’s Chief of Global Advocacy and [...]

G20 Health20 Summit 2019

UNITE participated in the G20 Health20 Summit 2019: “Financing for Global Health Innovation & Sustainable Development” to increase political advocacy for infectious disease elimination. June 23-24: G20 Health20 Summit 2019 – “Financing for Global Health Innovation & Sustainable Development – Tokyo, Japan UNITE President, Ricardo Baptista Leite, was invited to speak at the G20 Health20 Summit panel, titled:  ‘The compelling economic case for investing in health innovation and delivering SDG3: How can finance and health ministers create a new [...]

G7 Parliament Conference

UNITE included a Global Health Perspective into the discussion of economic resources mobilisation at the G7 Parliamentary Conference, organised by the World Bank and the Parliamentary Network. June 21: G7 Parliamentary Conference – Paris, France UNITE’s President and Vice President of the Parliamentary Network, Ricardo Baptista Leite, participated in the discussion ‘Ensuring Universal Health Coverage for all’ at the G7 Parliamentary Conference, in which participants discussed combating inequalities, universal health coverage and inclusive economies. Ricardo ensured the inclusion of a [...]

ICPS HIV/AIDS Europe Roundtable 2019

UNITE participated in the ICPS HIV/AIDS Europe Roundtable 2019, that took place on January, 23, in Brussels. This roundtable meeting brought together EU policy makers, medical and clinical professionals, academic experts, healthcare players and patient groups, to examine current policy guidelines and strategies on combating HIV/AIDS in the EU. #UniteMPNetwork #iCPSRoundtables

HepHIV 2019

UNITE participated in the HepHIV2019 conference that took place on 28-30 January 2019, in Bucharest, Romania. The conference’s main objective was to provide an overview of innovative initiatives and best practices on optimal testing and earlier care for HIV and viral hepatitis and will end with a call to action that will address implications for policy and implementation agendas in the field of earlier and integrated testing.

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