With exhibits and experts showcasing our work to develop and deliver solutions in women’s health, PATH will have a strong presence at the Women Deliver 2016 conference in Copenhagen, May 16—19.
For nearly 40 years, PATH has created innovative health solutions that transform health at every stage of a woman’s life–from improving sexual and reproductive health, to ensuring safe births, to preventing and treating women’s cancers and other chronic diseases. PATH accelerates innovation across five platforms–vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations–leveraging our organization’s entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity.
Women Deliver is one of the world’s largest gatherings of policymakers, advocates, and researchers focused exclusively on women’s health and empowerment. PATH is proud to be a gold sponsor of this year’s conference.
At Women Deliver 2016 PATH representatives will take part in numerous events to demonstrate our organization’s work, discuss PATH’s integrated approach to enhancing health equity, and talk about PATH’s global efforts to improve women’s health across the lifecycle.
Scaling innovations to save the lives of mothers and babies
Monday, May 16; 1:45 p.m.—3:00 p.m.; Auditorium 12
PATH is a co-sponsor of this pre-conference event to explore critical factors of what it takes to make maternal and newborn health innovations actionable, and to successfully and sustainably scale them to save the lives of women and children. PATH innovations and our work in Ghana will be highlighted. Amie Batson and David Fleming will represent PATH at this high-profile gathering that will include Her Royal Highness Crown Princess of Denmark, and other United Nations and global health leaders and luminaries.
Meet PATH experts and see our technologies in the exhibit hall
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, May 17—19; Exhibit Hall C3; Booth 055
Stop by the PATH booth (C3-055) near the “Youth Zone” to find out when our experts will be available, and pick up a schedule of PATH’s conference participation. Throughout the conference, attendees can get a hands-on look at our technologies and interventions for improving health for women and girls, and talk one-on-one with PATH experts and partners. Our daily “Meet the Experts” offers a unique opportunity for attendees to engage with Amie Batson, chief strategy officer and vice president, Strategy and Learning; David Fleming, vice president of Public Health; and many other PATH staff about our work.
Our booth will also display “She’s Just Getting Started”–a creative suite of materials to initiate a dialogue on the need for effective menstrual care products for girls and women and approaches to improve menstrual health.
New solutions to treating cervical precancer
Tuesday, May 17; 1:30 p.m.—1:45 p.m.; Center Hall E; Women Deliver Speaker’s Corner
Vivien Tsu, associate director of Reproductive Health, will discuss new technologies to overcome obstacles to treating cervical precancer in remote and low-resource settings.
Press conference with Amie Batson
Tuesday, May 17; 2:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m.; Auditoriums 5 & 6
Space limited, please RSVP: Kate Davidson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Amie Batson and other PATH leaders will address several promising new interventions, including an exciting product announcement with one of our partners, Laerdal Global Health.
Markets matter: improved access to lifesaving maternal health supplies
Wednesday, May 18; 7:00 a.m.—8:00 a.m.; Bella Center, Congress Hall B
This panel, led by the Maternal Health Supplies Caucus of the RHSC and PATH, will highlight the potential for market strengthening to increase access to high-quality, appropriately designed, affordable maternal health supplies globally, and discuss opportunities for improving access through advocacy for market strengthening.
To the point: taking down a top killer of women
Wednesday, May 18; 3:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m.; Plenary Hall A
Jose Jeronimo, PATH senior advisor for Women’s Cancers, will present in this plenary panel as part of a series of smart, insightful human stories about the issues that challenge convention and change the way we see the world.
Accelerating progress for mothers, newborns, and children: the case of Kenya’s groundbreaking legislation
Thursday, May 19; 7:00 a.m.—8:00 a.m.; B4
PATH Kenya staff, are convening a panel discussion with representatives from the Kenya Ministry of Health, parliament, and civil society on the groundbreaking maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) legislation to spotlight MNCH and propel introduction of the bill.
Regional advocacy caucuses
Thursday, May 19; 10:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m.; Bella Center
In partnership with Women Deliver, PATH is supporting local NGOs to organize eight concurrent regional advocacy caucuses as part of the official conference program. The caucuses will engage a diverse cross-section of policymakers, civil society organizations, youth advocates, and other stakeholders in developing and committing to collective advocacy strategies to elevate women and girls as part of regional and national planning, implementation, and accountability for the Sustainable Development Goals. The caucuses will address a variety of regional priorities, from ending child marriage and ensuring safe childbirth rights to promoting the sexual and reproductive rights of youth and adolescents, among others.
Engaging youth for a happier future: the NCD perspective
Thursday, May 19; 1:30 p.m.—2:30 p.m.; Room B3-5
Dramatic global economic and social transitions are leading to an increase in non-communicable diseases (NCDs), especially among youth. In this session, Vivien Tsu will join international youth leaders and advocates to present solutions and best practices to reverse this trend, including HPV vaccination. The audience will weigh in on the feasibility and impact of the solutions presented.
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- Roundup of PATH’s presence at Women Deliver 2016 (64 KB PDF)
- Women Deliver 2016 website
- Our work in reproductive health
- Our work in safe birth and newborn care
- Our work in women’s cancers
- Our work in noncommunicable diseases
- PATH’s Amie Batson on health empowerment for women and girls
PATH is the leader in global health innovation. An international nonprofit organization, PATH saves lives and improves health, especially among women and children. PATH accelerates innovation across five platforms–vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations–that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, PATH takes innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. With these key partners, PATH delivers measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health. Learn more at www.path.org.
About Women Deliver 2016
As a leading, global advocate for girls’ and women’s health, rights, and well-being, Women Deliver brings together diverse voices and interests to drive investments and progress, particularly in maternal, sexual, and reproductive health and rights. The focus of the 2016 Conference will be on how to make development matter most for girls and women, with a specific focus on health, rights, gender equality, education, and economic empowerment. Held every three years, the conference draws thousands of government leaders, policymakers, health care professionals, nongovernmental organization representatives, corporate leaders, journalists, and other participants.
Posted May 12, 2016.