RESULTS Canada at Women Deliver 2019

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 in News

Women Deliver, the largest global conference on the health and rights of women and girls, is coming to Vancouver, British Columbia June 3-6, 2019. RESULTS Canada is looking forward to learning, networking and hosting interactive side events during the conference. You can find us at the following events:

June 2, 6-8pm With the Youth, Through Nutrition, For the World

Vancouver Convention Centre Room 301            

Join the SUN Youth Leaders for Nutrition for a youth-friendly, interactive event to discuss adolescent nutrition around the world. There will be opportunities to hear from panellists, discuss nutrition advocacy with the launch of the Adolescent Nutrition Advocacy Toolkit and make your commitment to change for nutrition via the pledge wall. Open to conference delegates only. RSVP here.

June 3, 9-11am Better Together: Solidarity Groups to Improve Women and Girls’ Well-being   

Vancouver Convention Centre Room 213            

Join speakers from RESULTS Canada, Grameen Foundation and the ACTION Global Health Advocacy Partnership to learn about cross-sectoral programming that improves the welfare of women and their households and drives demand for better services. Open to conference delegates only. RSVP here.

June 3, 12:30-2pm Walk in Their Shoes: Gender and the world’s deadliest infectious disease, tuberculosis       

Canada Pavilion – Steamworks 375 Water St. Vancouver              

Grab lunch and join RESULTS Canada, the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development and StopTB for an interactive exploration of how gender has impacted the lives of five women affected by tuberculosis. Prizes will be awarded! Free to attend and open to the public. RSVP here.

June 4, 6:30-8am Women and Girls Metrics: Influencing Shifts in Global Health Financing

Vancouver Convention Centre Room 221            

This interactive session will explore how gender data can be leveraged to inform health transitions’ inequality parameters so that women and girls in low and middle-income countries have an equal opportunity to thrive in a changing health landscape. Open to conference delegates only. RSVP here.

June 4, 6-8am    Foodies that give a fork!

Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Room 116-117

Celebrity chefs, nutrition leaders and advocates will wake us up with delicious recipes and empowering life stories about the importance of nutrition. Open to conference delegates only.

June 4, 12-12:30pm Gavi Facebook Live Interview

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Facebook page

Tune in to Facebook and follow @Gavi to watch and participate in a live interview with Marie-Ange Saraka-Yao, Managing Director of Resource Mobilization and Private Sector Partnerships at Gavi and Jessica Posner Odede, CEO of Girl Effect. This lively session will be moderated by Chris Dendys, Executive Director of RESULTS Canada, and will discuss how Girl Effect and Gavi work together to increase demand for HPV vaccines in low-income countries.

June 4, 6-8pm Power Up! Six Ways to Fuel Happy, Healthy Children

Canada Pavilion – Steamworks 375 Water St. Vancouver

Join WaterAid Canada, Right To Play and RESULTS Canada for a fun and interactive evening of games, dance performances, healthy snacks and engaging displays in celebration of the power of children and youth. Free to attend and open to the public. RSVP here.

June 5, 10:30am-12pm Investing in Impact! Investing sustainably for women, adolescents and girls

Vancouver Convention Centre Room 217-219

Chris Dendys, Executive Director of RESULTS Canada, will moderate this concurrent session on sustainable development financing with representatives from Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Global Financing Facility. Open to conference delegates only.

June 6, 10:30am-12pm Power of Community Networking

Vancouver Convention Centre Room 223-224    

RESULTS Canada and the Centre for Reproductive Rights are hosting a structured, interactive networking session for Canadian and American advocates. Open to conference delegates only.

Not attending Women Deliver? No problem! You can join the Women Deliver Virtual Conference by watching live streams via the Women Deliver Facebook page. Sign up as ‘going to’ the event on Facebook to get the latest updates.

You can also join the conversation on social media by following the RESULTS Canada Twitter and Instagram for live updates from the conference. Tag @results.cda and make sure to use the #WeDeliver2019 #WD2019 #cdnpoli hashtags!

 

We respectfully acknowledge that the land on which we will gather for Women Deliver is the unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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