This event will launch results from the Global Social Determinants Study (GSDS), the first 8-country nationally representative study that is explicitly designed to document social determinants in low-, middle-, and high-income countries and how they affect population health and well-being.

For questions or accommodation requests, please reach out to For those joining in person, there will be a light reception following the Conversation from 8:00-9:00pm.


  • 6:00 – 8:00 pm (CEST); 1:00 – 3:00 pm (ET)
  • Global Social Determinants of Health Speaking Program
  • 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm (CEST)
  • Geneva Reception


  • Headshot of Salma Abdalla

    Salma Abdalla

    Assistant Professor of Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health

  • Headshot of Luiz Galvao

    Luiz Augusto Galvão

    Researcher at CRIS/FIOCRUZ

  • Headshot of Blessing Mberu

    Blessing Mberu

    Senior Research Scientist and Head of Urbanization and Wellbeing, African Population and Health Research Center

  • Loyce Pace

    Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs, Department of Health and Human Services

  • Headshot of Naveen Rao

    Naveen Rao

    Senior Vice President of the Health Initiative, The Rockefeller Foundation

  • Headshot of Kumanan Rasanathan

    Kumanan Rasanathan

    Executive Director, Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, WHO

  • Headshot of Diah Saminarsih

    Diah Saminarsih

    Founder and CEO, Center for Indonesia’s Strategic Development Initiatives

  • Headshot of Jeanette Vega

    Jeannette Vega

    Senior Adviser to the Minister of Health, Former Minister of Social Development, Chile

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