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Sara Ketabi, SDG 9 Honors Award Winner, Speaks at the UN General Assembly Health Policy Event and Is Recognized for Founding Global Data Initiative

Delegates were introduced to Hale’s data collection models and sustainable health policy strategies, after which Ketabi pitched Hale’s innovation model for spurring entrepreneurship and health capacity-building across Africa.
Sara Ketabi

Sara Ketabi, UN SDG Honors Award winner and former UNICEF USA national council member, spoke at the 74th UN General Assembly High Level Presidential Dinner Reception: Sustainable Healthcare Financing and Health Investment, Building an Ecosystem for Healthcare Service Delivery in Zimbabwe. Notable attendees included the Hon. President of Zimbabwe, H.E. Emmerson Mnangagwa, and the Minister of Health and Childcare of the Republic of Zimbabwe.

A side event hosted in partnership with the UN SDG Health Partnership, co-moderated by Sara Ketabi, Founder/CEO of Hale, and Dr. Parveen Singh, former CEO of the World Health Forum and Director of the UN SDG Health Partnership, recognized the Hale Global Data Initiative as a “pioneering health data initiative in Africa” and a “one-of-a-kind” vehicle for intergovernmental knowledge exchange. Delegates were introduced to Hale’s data collection models and sustainable health policy strategies, after which Ketabi pitched Hale’s innovation model for spurring entrepreneurship and health capacity-building across Africa.

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The high-level reception propelled discussion of public and private investment in SDG 3 and successfully garnered a turnout of over 20 international high levels. The event was held on Monday, September 23rd, 2019, from 6:00-9:00 pm EST, at Lotte New York Palace Hotel, Holmes Ballroom.

Learn more about Sara Ketabi by visiting her official website

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