Walk the Talk comes to New York

4 September, 2019

Dear All,

I would like to share with you information about Walk the Talk in New York will happen 22 September and invite you to rejoin the UHC movement through WHO petition https://www.who.int/universal-health-coverage/petition

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Walk the Talk comes to New York


Sunday 22 September 2019, 7am - 11:30am


Central Park, starting at 102nd Street Transverse



The event is free and open to all

Will you be in New York on Sunday 22 September? Come join us in Central Park for the first-ever U.S. edition of the Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge, being held on the eve of the high-level week of the United Nations General Assembly.

This free event is open to people of all ages and abilities and is being organized by WHO, the City of New York and the United Nations, with close support from a wide range of international and local New York supporters.

Participants will begin gathering at the 102nd Street Transverse starting point from 7am, with Jamaican music and warm-ups being offered to get people ready for the 4 mile course. The official opening ceremony starts at 8.30am and walk/run begins at 9am.

Information for participants

Move, enjoy, join the call for #HealthForAll

The are many reasons to join the Walk the Talk New York event on 22 September, from burning some calories to lending your voice to the goal of ensuring all people have access to health.

From listening to leaders in health and development speak on the main stage, to dancing to music performed by award winning musicians, there will be something for everyone at the event.

Free t-shirts and healthy snacks will be available to the first 2000 people to sign-up.

Call for #HealthForAll https://www.who.int/universal-health-coverage/petition

Sign-up now https://nycruns.com/register-race/?race=walk-the-talk-new-york

HIFA profile: Isabelle Wachsmuth-Huguet, MSc, MPH has been working for World Health Organization (WHO) since 2003 and has 20 years of expertise on international network promoting and implementing knowledge management solutions in both high and low income countries. She is currently Project manager, Health Systems and Innovation Cluster, Service Delivery & Safety (SDS), Emerging Issues, Quality Universal Health Coverage (QUHC), at WHO Geneva. She is also the coordinator and lead moderator of the WHO Global Francophone Forum - Health Information For All (HIFA-Fr: http://www.hifa.org/forums/hifa-french). She is a member of the HIFA working group on Multilingualism.



hugueti AT who.inthugueti AT who.int