European Development Days: universal health coverage at centre of Agenda for Sustainable Development

15–16 June 2016, Brussels, Belgium

Participate in WHO activities at European Development Days (EDD) in Brussels on 15–16 June to learn more about universal health coverage (UHC), a fundamental element of the Agenda for Sustainable Development. 

Follow the conversation: #HealthForAll, and find out about all the activities at #EDD16.

For further information, please email eventsweu@euro.who.int

Strengthening good governance and aid effectiveness to achieve universal health coverage

In partnership with the European Commission and the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg, WHO is co-organizing an event from 14:15–15:30 on 15 June: Strengthening good governance and aid effectiveness to achieve universal health coverage. 

This session will provide an opportunity to: 

  • understand the interdependence of health and development;
  • gain insight into the implementation of the EU-Luxembourg-WHO Universal Health Coverage Partnership in 28 countries to support dialogue on national health policies, strategies and plans to promote universal health coverage; and 
  • learn from international experts about the results of the Partnership, including challenges and lessons learned. 

Visit the WHO stand at the EDD Village

On 15–16 June join WHO staff at their stand in the EDD Village to take the #UHC Quiz, visit the UHC Wall and participate in the Rubik's cube speed competition.

Talk to the experts

At 16:00 on 15 June, experts from the EU-Luxembourg-WHO Universal Health Coverage Partnership will be available to share insights into best practices in their countries and answer questions. The event will take place at the WHO stand in the EDD Village.

When: 15 June at 16:00

Where: WHO stand

Power booster: 10 minutes at your desk

WHO promotes physical activity as part of a healthy lifestyle. Our professional physical trainer invites you to break away from your desk for a 10-minute office exercise that will help you relieve tension and promote a sense of wellbeing.

When: 15 June at 13:45, 15:45, and 16:45

Where: WHO stand