(Forwarded from the Child Health Task Force)
Join us for a webinar on the Lancet Commission:
A future for our world's children?
Date: Thursday, May 28th
Time: 9:00-10:30 AM EDT [GMT-4]
The webinar will focus on three themes in the report of immediate relevance to child health program implementers. A moderated discussion will address the funding options and perspectives of professional associations/pediatricians, NGOs, and other partners. The webinar will end with a call to action for Task Force members.
Wilson Were, Medical Officer, Child Health Services, WHO
Part 1: Presentations
Anthony Costello, Professor of Global Health and Sustainable Development, University College London
Overview: the what and why of the Commission?
Aku Kwamie, Technical Officer, WHO
A multisectoral approach and governance framework for addressing child health and development
Tim Powell-Jackson, Associate Professor in Health Economics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Investing in child health and development and its benefits
Tanya Doherty, Chief Specialist Scientist, South Africa Research Council
The role of data
Part 2: Discussion/Q&A
John Borrazzo, Senior Health Specialist, Global Financing Facility
Denis Tindyebwa, Pediatrician/ANNECA
Alison Witcoff, Primary Health Care Technical Advisor & Child Health Focal Point, IRC
Please register using the link below in order to access the meeting connection information and add the webinar to your personal calendar.