Webinar: A future for our world's children?

14 May, 2020

(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.

Moderated by:

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.