May 23, 2022

Strengthening Health Systems through upscaling Surgical Care – Overcoming the final hurdle: Commitment to Financing

Global Surgery Foundation, UNITAR, Harvard Medical School, Smile Train


InterContinental Geneva
Chemin du Petit-Saconnex
1209 Genève Switzerland

This event will bring together high-level leaders from member states, United Nations, academia, civil society, and industry in a discussion panel with a subsequent networking forum on May 23 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CEST. The aim is to: highlight the need for surgical care system strengthening and how it is fundamental to achieve UHC and the SDGs; highlight the need for consistent and substantial funding for strengthening surgical systems; and highlight the strong commitment for surgical systems strengthening made already by selected funders and the pathway forward.