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

Health workforce and the Sustainable Development Goals – an infographic

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