Making Up for Lost Time: The Road to Cervical Cancer Elimination
Due to space restrictions, RSVP is required. Please contact Reid Harrison at [email protected] to be registered.
The event will explore positive examples of public private partnerships (PPPs) and middle-income country introduction case studies that have enabled and strengthened sustainable health delivery systems guided by the core principles of universal health coverage (UHC) in affordability, effectiveness and equity. It will also drive opportunities for collaboration amongst stakeholders and highlight national programs focused on making up for lost time in the fight against cervical cancer.
The discussions will aim to:
- Accelerate equitable availability of HPV vaccines, including in MICs that are not eligible for Gavi support or have recently graduated.
- Align strategies, to ensure supply to meet the growing demand in MICs, even as efforts continue in LICs.
- Identify and leverage innovative financing mechanisms and partnerships to bolster efforts.
- Inform the benefits of a universal vaccination strategy as a means to destigmatizing HPV vaccination and accelerating elimination of HPV related cancers that affect both girls and boys.
The discussion will bring in stakeholders from representative countries, multilateral organizations, and multi-industry partners from the private sector. The audience will be comprised of a mix of the private and public sector, including:
- Representation from Embassies and Ministries, current and former government officials, and relevant elected representatives (who may have expertise in health, finance, and education) from target MICs.
- Select representatives from global multilaterals, development partners, ventures, and philanthropic organizations (such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Global Fund, PATH, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF, CDC and UNFPA)
- Stakeholders from traditional and non-traditional finance sectors including developmental banks and international institutions, social impact and private equity investors, NGOs and other stakeholders.
- Members of civil society organizations
- Technical experts and academics
By bringing in a diverse group of participants and audience, this event and its outcomes can be used as a strong platform for promoting education and collaboration to address introduction and implementation challenges, align on priorities and responsibilities, and create an actionable, inclusive and comprehensive response to eliminating cervical cancer and making up for lost time from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Food and beverages will be made available immediately following the conclusion of the event.