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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C7 Summit (19-20 Apr)

In June 2021, the leaders of the UK, Germany, Japan, USA, Canada, France and Italy will meet in Cornwall, UK for the G7 Leaders’ Summit. Throughout the year, the UK […]

Global Youth Meet on Health (20-21 Apr)

The 4th Global Youth Meet on Health (GYM) is organized by HRIDAY and the World Health Organization South-East Asia Regional Office with a wide range of technical partners. The virtual […]

Global Health Summit: Consultation with civil society

The European Commission and Italian G20 Presidency will host a Global Health Summit in Rome on 21 May 2021. The event is an opportunity for leaders to share lessons learned from […]

World Immunization Week (24-30 Apr)

World Immunization Week is celebrated every year in the last week of April and aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease.

International Day of the Midwife (5 May)

The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) supports, represents and works to strengthen professional associations of midwives throughout the world. Follow the data, invest in midwives – that's the theme of […]

International Nurses Day (12 May)

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every May 12, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth. The International Council for Nurses (ICN)'s theme for 2021 is Nurses: A Voice […]

G20 Global Health Summit (21 May)

The G20 is the international forum that brings together the world’s major economies. Its members account for more than 80% of world GDP, 75% of global trade and 60% of […]

World Health Assembly (24 May-1 Jun)

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 […]

G7 Summit (11-13 Jun)

The UK has taken on Presidency of the G7 The G7 Summit will be held in Carbis Bay, Cornwall on 11-13 June 2021. The G7 Leaders' Summit in 2021 is […]