Health workforce

2015 events


2 - 6 February

2ème Atelier sur la qualité de la formation et la régulation de la profession de sage-femme : progrès réalisés dans les pays francophones
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

8 - 9 February

Midwifery research meeting - Bahrain collaborating centre

23 February

SoWMy Geneva Conference (High-level Meeting: The State of the World’s Midwifery Report 2014 )
Geneva, Switzerland

24 February

Lancet Midwifery Francophone meeting
Geneva, Switzerland

23 - 24 February

Regional Nursing Forum on the future of Nursing
Amman, Jordan

25 - 26 February

18 GHWA Board meeting
Geneva, Switzerland


7-9 March

Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools -CGFNS International’s acquiring the Alliance for Ethical Practices in Recruitment of International Healthcare Professional- Philadelphia, USA

9-10 March

Every Woman Every Child High-Level Progress Report Launch Event- New York, USA

22-25 March

HRH National Consultation Workshop- Jakarta, Indonesia

24 March

World TB Day- Global

25-27 March

HRH National Consultation Workshop- Colombo, Sri Lanka

30 March-1 April

Human Resources for Health Forum-Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


1-3 April

First Human Resources for Health Forum in Africa- Addis Ababa

7 April

World Health Day 2015-Food safety- Global

15-17 April

Universal Health Coverage, Advanced Nursing practice-Health Outcomes Impact-Road Map in the Americas- Ontario, Canada

17-19 April

Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group

24-30 April

World Immunization Week, Global


5 May

International Day of the Midwife, Global

12 May

International Nurses Day, Global

13-14 May

International Conference on Public Health, Colombo, Sri Lanka

17 May

WHPA Leadership Forum, Geneva, Switzerland

18-26 May

68th World Health Assembly, Geneva, Switzerland


7-8 June

G8 Summit, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

9-11 June

Financing Community Health Worker Systems at scale in Sub-Saharan Africa, Ghana

19-23 June

ICN Congress, Seoul Korea


11-13 July

Public Health Conference 2015, Bangkok, Thailand

13-16 July

Third International Conference on Financing for Development, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


31 August- 4 September

AFRO regional committee meeting, Chad


7-9 September

SEARO regional committee meeting, Timor Leste

14-18 September

EURO regional committee meeting, Lithuania

15-28 September

70th session of the United Nations Assembly on the MDGs, New York

19-22 September

Clinton Global Initiative 2015, New York, USA

28 September- 2 October

PAHO regional committee meeting, Washington DC, USA

HRH Milestones

Health Workforce team and HRH Regional Advisors

Contact us
Health Workforce Department
World Health Organization (WHO)
Avenue Appia 20
1211 Geneva 27
Tel: +41 22 791 2542
Fax: +41 22 791 4747