Regional Consultation

2012 Africa Regional Consultation

2012 Africa Regional Consultation on Achieving MDG 5: Challenges, Opportunities, and Lessons Learned
Tuesday, March 27th and Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 Speke Resort Munyonyo, Kampala, Uganda

Organized by the Uganda Ministry of Health, Partners in Population and Development Africa Regional Office (PPD ARO), and Women Deliver

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 from the meeting are available online by clicking on the links below. All documents are in English, unless noted.

Meeting Agenda: http://ppdafrica.org/docs/AC2012/agenda.pdf

27 March 2012
Opening Remarks
Hon. Dr. Christine Ondoa, Minister of Health, Uganda: http://ppdafrica.org/docs/AC2012/ondoa.pdf

Official Opening
Hon. Janet K. Museveni, First Lady of Uganda and Minister of Karamoja Affairs: http://ppdafrica.org/docs/AC2012/museveni.pdf

Reproductive and Maternal Health in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities
Dr. Jean Fotso, PhD, Head, Population and Reproductive Health, Africa Population and Health Research Center: http://ppdafrica.org/docs/AC2012/fosto.pdf

Strengthening Systems for Maternal and Reproductive Health
Dr. Eunice Brookman-Amissah, Vice President, Ipas Africa: http://ppdafrica.org/docs/AC2012/amissah.pdf

Access to Maternal Health through Private Delivery of Care, Partnerships, and Social Business Solutions
Mr. Aziz Maija, Senior Program Associate and Uganda  Program Coordinator, Sustainable Drug Sellers Initiative, Management Sciences for Health: http://ppdafrica.org/docs/AC2012/maija.pdf

Access to Maternal Health through Private Delivery of Care, Partnerships, and Social Business Solutions
Mr. Aron Betru, Director, Pledge Guarantee for Health, United Nations Foundation: http://ppdafrica.org/docs/AC2012/betru.pdf

Access to Maternal Health through Private Delivery of Care, Partnerships, and Social Business Solutions
Mr. Getachew Bekele, Senior Regional Advisor for Africa, Marie Stopes International: http://ppdafrica.org/docs/AC2012/bekele.pdf

Access to Maternal Health through Private Delivery of Care, Partnerships, and Social Business Solutions
Ms. Christine Namayanja, Program Director, Marie Stopes Uganda: http://ppdafrica.org/docs/AC2012/namayanja.pdf

Wednesday, 28 March 2012
Africa, MDGs and the ICPD: Impacts and Impressions
Dr. Fred Sai, Ghana: http://ppdafrica.org/docs/AC2012/sai.pdf

Prioritizing Girls and Women in the Post-2015 Framework
Hon. Saudatu Sani, CEO, Parliamentary Advocates for Population and Development: http://ppdafrica.org/docs/AC2012/sani.pdf

Looking Beyond ICPD and MDGs
Dr. Chisale Mhango, Malawi: http://ppdafrica.org/docs/AC2012/mhango.pdf