Reykjavik Global Forum – Women Leaders 2020

On Monday, 9 November 2020, FIND CEO Catharina Boehme joined other distinguished panelists to cover the global launch of the report Health in their hands: testing and women’s empowerment means better health for all, a research and consultation collaboration between FIND, WGH and WPL to drive increased access to testing.

The discussion addressed, inter alia, how women as healthcare providers, decision-makers, and political leaders can help enable increased access to diagnostic testing. The participants included:

  • Aminata Touré, Former Prime Minister and former President of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council, Senegal & FIND Goodwill Ambassador for Affordable Testing
  • Pascalle Grotenhuis, Director Social Development & Ambassador for Women’s Rights & Gender Equality, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands
  • Anuradha Gupta, Deputy CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
  • Dr Githinji Gitahi, Global CEO, African Medical Research Foundation (AMREF) Health Africa
  • Sandra Oyarzo Torres, Vice President International Confederation of Midwives (ICM); Co-Founder, Women in Global Health, Chile Chapter

More information on WPL website

Executive Summary OF THE REPORT