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Power, Privilege and Priorities: The Launch of the 2020 Global Health 50/50 Report

13 March 2020, 18:30 - 21:00

Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, 2nd Floor, South Junction Wilkins Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Photo: Ed Prosser

How equitable is the global health landscape? Who holds power and privilege? What are the priorities of global health, who benefits, and who continues to be left behind?

These are some of the questions that will be explored at the launch of the third Global health 50/50 Report, Power, Privilege and Priorities. The launch will provide the opportunity to discuss the report findings as well as potential solutions for shaping diverse, equitable global organisations fit to support the world in achieving health and well-being for all.

The GH5050 Report offers the most comprehensive review of the gender-related policies and practices of the 200 most influential organisations active in health. Recognising that gender is only one marker of power and privilege, the 2020 Report will explore where power lies in global health, and what steps organisations are taking to address inequalities that intersect with gender to shape power, privilege, priority-setting and opportunity. The report will also provide the most comprehensive review to date of the programmatic priorities of the global health ecosystem.

The interactive event will involve a presentation of the report findings, a panel discussion and a moderated audience Q&A, followed by a drinks reception and photography exhibition, showcasing the winning images from the This is Gender photography contest.

18:30 - 20:00 - Launch event

20:00 - 21:00 - Drinks reception and This is Gender Photography Exhibition

The event will also be live-streamed, so join us from across the globe and let us know your thoughts using #PowerPrivilegePriorities. The livestream link will be posted here closer to the launch date.

The event is free to attend but pre-registration is essential. You can register to attend via Eventbrite here.

About Global Health 50/50

Global Health 50/50 (GH5050), housed at the UCL Centre for Gender and Global Health, is a groundbreaking initiative to guide gender-transformative change and equity across global health. Guided by a high-level Advisory Council, GH5050 produces an annual report which offers the most comprehensive review of the gender-related policies and practices of the most influential organisations active in health, guides change and monitors progress.

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