Global Health Events and Advocacy Moments for UHC
This calendar includes awareness days, global and regional conferences, and other events relevant for UHC advocacy. If you would like to submit an event to be added to our calendar, please complete this short form.
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On 12 December 2012, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) unanimously endorsed a resolution urging countries to accelerate progress toward universal health coverage (UHC) – the idea that everyone, everywhere should have access to quality, affordable health care – as an essential priority for international development. UHC Day aims to raise awareness of the need for strong and resilient […]
Each year, on 1 December, the world commemorates World AIDS Day. People around the world unite to show support for people living with HIV and to remember those who have died from AIDS-related illnesses. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever international day for global health. Every year, United Nations agencies, governments […]
Celebrated annually, the World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) aims to increase awareness of global antimicrobial resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of drug-resistant infections.