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IPPF and Rutgers host pre-conference focused on SRHR ahead of AIDS 2018 Conference

The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and Rutgers University organize the first-ever pre-conference ahead of the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018), which takes place in Amsterdam in July 2018. The pre-conference focuses on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).

The one-day pre-conference hosts up to 100 participants and focuses on fostering thematic learning and networking, facilitating global connections, and further uniting HIV and SRHR responses to achieve the ambitious targets set within the SGDs. Discussion will include 'lessons learned' on the impact of the Global Gag Rule

Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Event website: Share-Net

Netherlands Global health

September 27, 2018: World of Health Care 'Congresstival' in Rotterdam

Over 1000 Dutch and international life sciences and health organizations from the industry, knowledge institutes, civil society, healthcare providers, and the Dutch government will attend the World of Health Care 'Congresstival' (WoHC), organized by the Task Force Health Care. The main goal of the WoHC is to facilitate networking, knowledge sharing, and to inspire. The event is organized as a mid-way between a festival and a congress. 

Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Event website - World of Health Care

October 24-27, 2018: The Hague hosts 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health

The city of The Hague and KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation host the 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health this year. The conference theme is 'Declaring our Rights: Social and Political Solutions', highlighting "the essential need" for a human rights approach and greater political commitment to eradicate tuberculosis and reduce the global threats of tobacco use, air pollution, and other lung diseases.

Location: The Hague, the Netherlands

Event website - KNCV Tuberculosis Fund

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