NOTE - Events may be postponed or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with event organizers to confirm events.
Steps to Protect Virtual Run/Walk
August 1 - August 19
Get active with The Task Force for Global Health as we come together for a virtual run/walk to support Black Lives Matter and the Clarkston Community Health Center.
ISNTD Connect GSA Series: Rethinking WASH for the control and elimination of schistosomiasis
August 6, 14:00 GMT, ISNTD Connect
In our upcoming ISNTD Connect GSA Series webinar, Yael Velleman (Director of Policy and Communications, SCI Foundation) will discuss "Rethinking WASH for the control and elimination of schistosomiasis".
Understanding COVID-19 Testing: Free Webinar by DDTD
August 12, 11:00 AM PDT, Webinar
Join us on Wednesday, August 12th at 11:00am PDT for a FREE Zoom webinar on all things COVID-19 testing. The webinar will cover the basics of COVID-19, including what the virus is, how it is made up, what type of testing exists, recommendations on the best types of tests for specific populations, and DDTD’s own efforts on developing COVID-19 antibody tests. Register today by filling out the form below and join us for this informative presentation on COVID-19 testing! Registration is completely free with a suggested donation to help support our efforts.
NTD NGO Network Annual Meeting - VIRTUAL
September 8-10, 2020
2020 will be an important year: celebrating the success and embracing the new NTD Roadmap from the World Health Organization. Please get your stories ready and join the celebration!
75th Session of the UN General Assembly - VIRTUAL
September 15-30, 2020
All 193 Member States of the Organization are represented in the General Assembly - one of the six main organs of the UN - to discuss and work together on a wide array of international issues covered by the Charter of the United Nations, such as development, peace and security, international law, etc. Every year in September, all the Members meet in this unique forum for the General Assembly session.
September 29 - October 1, 2020, Lomé, Togo
More details to follow.
World Sight Day
October 9, 2020
World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. World Sight Day 2020 is on 9 October 2020.
11th IAPB General Assembly - POSTPONED
October 12-14, 2020, Singapore
The General Assembly will mark the end of the VISION 2020: The Right to Sight period. It will present a great opportunity to take stock, celebrate successes and make plans for the future. A key focus will be on the WHO’s World Report on Vision and its framework for the future. The event will have three co-chairs leading on three streams: “Excellence”, “Eye Health in the West Pacific” and “Sustainability”.
Expo 2020 Dubai: Global Best Practice Programme
October 20 2020 - April 10, 2021
Expo 2020 Dubai’s platform to showcase projects that have provided tangible solutions to the world’s biggest challenges. It will highlight simple but effective initiatives, which localise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and can be adapted, replicated, and scaled to achieve an enhanced global impact.
World Health Summit
October 25-27, 2020, Berlin, Germany
The World Health Summit is one of the world’s leading strategic forums for global health. Held annually in Berlin, it brings together leaders from politics, science and medicine, the private sector, and civil society to set the agenda for a healthier future. 300 speakers and 2,500 participants from 100 countries take part.
6th World One Health Congress
October 30 - November 3, 2020, Edinburgh, Scotland
The 6th World One Health Congress is the largest One Health event of the year, where experts and researchers from around the world present their latest scientific research.