Zero Discrimination in Health Care #zerodiscrimination Twitter Conversation – 1 March 2016, 14h30 CET

New York 08:30 |Geneva 14:30 |Nairobi 16:30 | Bangkok 20:30]

As we approach 1 March, Zero Discrimination day, we would like to highlight that discrimination in health care, on various grounds, remains widespread and takes many forms. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development puts respect for equality and non-discrimination at the centre of its goals that aim to ensure healthy lives for all, build inclusive societies. Concerted action is needed to prioritize ending discrimination in health care settings. Join the Global Health Workforce Alliance Twitter conversation on March 1 at 14h30 CET and participate in the full conversation!

How to Participate:

Joining the #zerodiscrimination Twitter chat is simple. Be sure to log on to Twitter at 14h30 (CET) on March 1, and search the hashtag #zerodiscrimination. There, you’ll be able to follow and participate in the full conversation, which will feature questions from @GHWAlliance and responses from participants. The session will be moderated by (@Lzloures), Luiz Lourez, Deputy Executive Director, UNAIDS and (@JimC_HRH), Jim Campbell Executive Director, Global Health Workforce Alliance; Director, WHO Health Workforce.

#zerodiscrimination Chat Questions
Below are the questions to give you an opportunity to prepare your answers. We encourage you to share your ideas, the great work of both your organization and your partners during the chat, including photos and links to blog posts, news articles, or other materials.

Q1: What are the elements of discrimination-free health care settings? #zerodiscrimination
Q2: Why is eliminating #discrimination in health care important for #UHC and the #SDGs? #zerodiscrimination Q3. What coherent actions, by whom should be taken to achieve #zerodiscrimination in health care settings.
Q4.  What can be done to strengthen #accountability for #zerodiscrimination in health care?

Proposed tweets ahead of the event:

Stamp out  #discrimination in healthcare. Join @ghwalliance on 1 March,14h30 CET to discuss #zerodiscrimination

Access 2 quality #health services must be universal. Join the #ZeroDiscrimination twitter chat on 1 March, 14h30 CET.

Everyone, everywhere should have quality #health services. Join the #ZeroDiscrimination chat on 1 March 14h30CET

Obstacles that inhibit access to #health-care facilities must be removed. Join the #ZeroDiscrimination twitter chat.

Stop #discrimination against #HealthWorkers ! Join our #zerodiscrimination chat 1 March, Moderated by @JimC_HRH, @Lzloures<>

Click here for more information and find generic tweets for the Zero Discrimination day.

Find here the UNAIDS Twitter page.

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