May 15, 2024

CHAI sessions at WHA 2024

This is the current list of sessions and side events that CHAI is participating in at the World Health Assembly meetings in Geneva, Switzerland.

Please also note that this page is continuously being updated as participants and sessions are confirmed. Presentation links may be updated when recordings are available, so check back regularly.

Side events organized by CHAI

Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue on 2030 Global Agenda for Sepsis

  • Tuesday, May 28 at 12:30 p.m. CET
  • CHAI Speaker – David Ripin
  • Hosted by Global Sepsis Alliance, in collaboration with CHAI and other partners

Disability Inclusive Health in Practice: moving from awareness to action

  • Thursday, May 30 at 8:30 a.m. CET
  • CHAI Representative – Frederic Seghers
  • Hosted by CHAI, ATscale, the Missing Billions Initiative, Special Olympics and other partners

Panel discussions

Building effective government partnerships

  • Wednesday, May 29 at 12:30 p.m. CET
  • CHAI Speaker – Buddy Shah
  • Hosted by Devex, with Awa Marie Coll-Seck, former minister of health of Senegal

Closing the mental health financing gap: Driving collaboration across public and private sectors

  • Wednesday, May 29 at 5:00 p.m. CET
  • CHAI Speaker – Buddy Shah
  • Hosted by The Coalition for Mental Health Investment – led by McKinsey Health Institute, Kokoro, Wellcome Trust, and the Clinton Global Initiative

WHA Resolution on diagnostics: one year on

  • Thursday, May 30 at 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CET
  • CHAI Speaker – Renuka Gadde
  • Co-hosted by FIND and The Lancet Commission on Diagnostics


People-centered care as the key to achieving universal health coverage.

Global health leaders will share art (photos, videos, artwork) and lessons learned demonstrating the importance of people-centered care (PCC) as a key strategy in strengthening health systems and primary healthcare to ultimately achieve universal health coverage

  • Wednesday, May 29 at 6:30 p.m. CET
  • Author – Yuhui Chan
  • Hosted by Harvard Medical School

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