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Day 1

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Plenary: What Now? Community Health in the SDG Era

Monday, March 27 | 8:30 - 10:00
Facilitator: Tsepiso Makwetla, South African Broadcasting Corporation, @TsepisoMakwetla

Presenters:

  • Anthony Costello, World Health Organization (WHO), @globalhlthtwit
  • The Honorable Sarah Achieng Opendi, Minister of State for Health (General Duties), Uganda
  • Stefan Peterson, United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), @stefanswartpet
  • Rajani Ved, National Health Systems Resource Centre, India
  • Miriam Were, Moi University, Kenya, @MiriamKWere
  • Sintayehu Abebe Woldie, Federal Ministry of Health, Ethiopia

 

Session 1: Survive, Thrive and Transform: Community-Based Interventions for Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health

Monday, March 27 | 10:30 - 12:00
Facilitators: Samira Aboubakar, WHO, @WHO and Mark Young, UNICEF, @UNICEF

Presenters:

  • Sossinou Awoussi, Ministry of Health, Togo
  • Claudia Inghepa, Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP), Namibia, @MCSPGlobal
  • Zohra Lassi, University of Adelaide, @ZohraLassi
  • Christelle Neya Ouedraogo, Ministry of Health, Burkina Faso
  • Henry Perry, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, @JohnsHopkinsSPH

 

Plenary: Implementation of Community Health Policies and Strategies: Country Evidence and Experience

Monday, March 27 | 13:00 - 14:30
Facilitator: Tsepiso Makwetla, South African Broadcasting Corporation, @TsepisoMakwetla

Presenters:

  • Giorgio Cometto, WHO, @WHO
  • Barbara Hughes, USAID, @USAIDGH
  • Salim Hussein, Ministry of Health, Kenya, @MOH_Kenya
  • Dickens Onyango, Ministry of Health Kenya, @MOH_Kenya
  • Aro Rajoelina, Ministry of Health, Madagascar

 

Session 11: Innovative Approaches to Involve Communities and Improve Coverage by CHWs

Monday, March 27 | 15:00 - 16:30
Facilitator: David Sanders, University of Western Cape, South Africa

Presenters:

  • Donela Besada, South African Medical Research Council, South Africa
  • Vandana Prasad, Public Health Resource Network, India
  • Sintayehu Abebe Woldie, Federal Ministry of Health, Ethiopia, @FMoHealth