Women in Focus evening reception
Where and when
- Wednesday, 19 April | 6.30pm to late
- Room: Ballroom, InterContinental Geneva
About the reception
The reception will celebrate the tremendous progress that has been made in combating NTDs since the signing of the London Declaration and the WHO roadmap on NTDs and honour the contribution of women in the delivery of NTD programmes.
|6.30pm to 6.45pm||Guests arrive and take their seats|
The MC welcomes guests and introduces the film talking about wider partnership success.
|6.45pm to 6.55pm||Key highlights speech|
The Chair of the Stakeholders’ Working Group will speak.
|6.55pm to 7.30pm|
Women in Focus Awards
Award 1: Women who have been affected by NTDs themselves and have made significant contributions in supporting others.
Award 2: Women working at the community level, such as community directed distributors, teachers, environment assistants and community health workers.
Award 3: Women working for NGOs or community-based organisations.Award 4: Woman working at the health center, sub-national or national level.
|7.30pm onwards||Dinner and entertainment|
Uniting to Combat NTDs, the World Health Organization and the NTD community are hosting the NTD Summit in Geneva, Switzerland in April 2017.
We'll celebrate the community's achievements over the past 5 years and plan for the future as we aim to control, eliminate and eradicate 10 neglected tropical diseases.
How to help
Join us in the battle against neglected tropical diseases