Reducing maternal, neonatal and infant mortality as a means to achieving SDGs in Africa

Reducing maternal, neonatal and infant mortality as a means to achieving SDGs in Africa

On 7 February the Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) hosted a webinar on ‘Reducing maternal, neonatal and infant mortality as a means to achieving SDGs in Africa’.

Aimed at Senior representatives from ministries of health, heads of key health-related public institutions, UN agencies, donors, procurement agencies, NGOs, healthcare associations, healthcare research and development institutes, investors and the private sector(healthcare, rapid testing, vaccines, cold chain, nutrition, bio tech, medical devices, telemedicine, technology, UAV etc companies).

John Nyamu, National Coordinator at Reproductive and Maternal Health Consortium-Kenya and Dr. Lutomia Mangala, Health Specialist - Maternal, New-born and Child Health, UNICEF offered first hand insight into:

  • Improving access to basic provision from clinic to community, including education and workforce preparation
  • Strengthening health systems to collect high-quality data in order to respond to the needs and priorities of women and girls
  • Promoting gender-sensitive health systems, policy and practices
  • Traversing the gap between communities, health systems and governments

The webinar gather approximately 500 participants from 67 countries.

Read a summary of the key points discussed here.
 

Hear from other health experts at Aid & Development Africa Summit in Nairobi on 27-28 February 2018.

Aid & Development Africa Summit will unite representatives from UN and government agencies, NGOs, development banks, relief agencies, military and research institutes to explore opportunities for collaboration, discover new trends and gain practical on improving disaster response and address global challenges.

The agenda will focus on innovations and technology to improve humanitarian aid operations, financial inclusion, health & WASH and community resilience in Africa.

AIDF provides bespoke client offerings and if you would like to get involved and achieve something similar, please contact us at marketing@aidforum.org to discuss your requirements and goals.

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