2019

Jan 22 – 25 World Economic Forum annual meeting. Davos, Switzerland
Jan 28 -Feb 5 144th Session WHO Executive Board. Geneva http://apps.who.int/gb/e/e_eb144.html
Jan 29 – Feb 3 Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) in Bangkok, Thailand. Theme: The political economy of NCDs. A whole of Society approach. http://www.pmaconference.mahidol.ac.th/
Feb 4 World Cancer Day
1st semester (TBC) Dialogue on Nutrition and Health in the Caribbean (organized by UN Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO).
Mar 4 – 10 Salt awareness week 2019. This year theme “It’s time for ACTION on salt.”  Focused on children and salt consumption.
Mar 16-18 ACC Scientific Session. New Orleans, LA
Mar 24-29 Tobacco workshop in Lima, Peru. Johns Hopkins U.
Mar 27 – 29 4th International Conference on Tobacco Control (European Network for Smoking and tobacco prevention, ENSP – SRP). WTC Bucharest, Romania http://enspconference.org/conference-registration/
April 6 World Physical Activity Day
April 7 World Health Day
April 7-11 23rd World Conference on Health Promotion, organized by the International Union of Health Promotion and Education, in Rotorua, Aotearoa, New Zealand. Theme:  Promoting Planetary Health & Sustainable Development for all.
April 29 Civil Society hearing for the High-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage (HLM on UHC). NYC, UN HQ.
May 12 International World Nurse day (Florence Nightingale´s birth date).
May 15-18 XXVII Interamerican Congress of Cardiology /Congreso Interamericano de Cardiología. Jointly with the Dominican Congress of Cardiology. International Convention Center of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic / InterAmerican Heart Foundation Science of Peace Award
May 17 World Hypertension Day
May 18 NCD Alliance General Assembly. Geneva, Switzerland.
May 20 – 24 NCDA training on Trans fats. Geneva, Switzerland. Training on May 22 -23.
May 20-28 72nd World Health Assembly Week. Geneva.
May 31 World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) – 2019 topic: “Tobacco and lung health”
June 24-28 164th Session PAHO Executive Committee
Aug 14-16 3rd Uruguayan and Argentinian Congress Tobacco or Health. Piriápolis, Uruguay.
Aug 29- 30 WHF Board Meeting. Paris, France.
Aug 30 – 31 4th Summit on Circulatory Health (WHF, and pre-WCC). Paris, France.
Aug 31 – Sep 4 World Congress of Cardiology, jointly by WHF and European Society of Cardiology at the Paris Convention Center, Paris, France.
Sep 2 – 8 Global Week for action on NCDs – organized by the NCDA
Sep 17 – Sep 30 74th General Assembly of the United Nations, New York City
Sep 23 High-level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage (HLM on UHC) United Nations HQ, NYC.
Sep 26-27 INEBRIA conference – Lübeck / Hamburg, Germany.
Set 27 – 28 TBC I Simposium LAC CPR/ECC – Lima, Perú (organized by Raffo Escalante, chair of IAHF ECC and

Task Force Member ILCOR/IAHF)

Sep 29 World Heart Day
Sep 30- Oct 4 PAHO 57th Directing Council / 71th Session Americas Regional Committee / 165th Exec Committee on Oct 4th
Oct 11 World Obesity Day
Oct 16 – 17 Costa Rica Congress on Nutrition (FAO). San José, CR.
Oct 27 Uruguay general elections / Argentina general elections
Oct 29 World Stroke Day
Nov 15 – 16 IAHF Exec Committee Meeting and Board of Directors Meeting. Philadelphia, PA.
Nov 16-20 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2019. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dec 2-5 Latin America NCD Conference. Panama City, Panama
Dec 12 UHC Day

2020

Feb 3 – 8 146th Session WHO Executive Board. Geneva, Switzerland
Feb 8 – 11 3rd NCD Alliance Global Forum. Sharjah, UAE
Mar 4- 10 TBC World Salt Awareness week (WASH)
Mar 9 – 11 6th Global Alcohol Policy Conference 2020 (GAPC 2020) in Dublin, Ireland (GAP Alliance).

Theme: “Alcohol, Equity and Global Health: the benefit of alcohol control for sustainable development for all.” 

Mar 24 – 26 Geneva Health Forum. Geneva, Switzerland.
Mar 28 – 30 ACC Scientific Sessions, together with the WCC. Chicago, IL.
May 12-15 World Stroke Congress. Vienna, Austria
May 18 – 23 73rd World Health Assembly, Geneva
May 31st World No Tobacco Day
June 15 – 17 WHF Global Summit on Circulatory Health and the WHF Meet and Share. Asunción, Paraguay
June 17-20 IASC Conference, IACC – Asunción, Paraguay
June WHF global summit. Washington DC
TBC Aug 3rd WHO Global Conference on Health and Climate Change
Sept 15 75th General Assembly of the United Nations, UNHQ, New York City
Oct 19 – 22 UICC World Cancer Congress and World Cancer Leaders’ Summit. Muscat, Oman
Oct 28-31 8th Intl. Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH). Vancouver, Canada.
TBC Late 2020 Japan Nutrition Summit – Decade of Action on Nutrition and Milestones 2030
TBC 6th Latin American and Caribbean Conference Tobacco or Health. InterAmerican Heart Foundation (likely Costa Rica or Panama).
Oct – Nov 9th Conference of the Parties (COP9) to the WHO FCTC. La Haya.
Oct – Nov Meeting of the Parties (MOP2) of the Illicit Trade Protocol (ITP)
Nov 14 – 16 AHA Scientific Sessions, Dallas, Tx.