Wednesday, 02 May 2012 06:33 Diana Nambatya Nsubuga
Partners in Population and Development, Africa Regional Office (PPDARO) ; Ministry of Health, Uganda and Women Deliver, organised an Africa Regional Consultation meeting on Achieving MDG 5: Challenges, Opportunities and Lessons Learned.
This meeting took place on Tuesday, March 27th and Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at Speke Resort Munyonyo, Kampala, Uganda.This invitation-only expert consultation focused on regional best practices, success stories, and challenges to improve maternal and reproductive health in sub-Saharan Africa. 246 government officials, Parliamentarians, and civil society and private sector representatives attended the two day high-level meeting. Pathways for future progress and the development landscape were reviewed, with a discussion of the International Conference on Population and Development’s (ICPD) Plan of Action and Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 5.
Recommendations from the consultation will be widely disseminated and will help shape the agenda for Women Deliver 2013, to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from May 28 to 30, 2013.
The meeting was supported by: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Danish International Development Agency, MSD, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, UNAIDS and The World Bank.
A number of key documents such as meeting agenda, speeches and presentations from the meeting are available online by clicking on the links below.