Australian Government: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Member of the PMNCH Board

PMNCH constituency

Donor and foundation

Focal point

Mr. Benedict David

Position

Health Adviser - Health and HIV Thematic Group

Health focus

  • expanding access to family planning and vaccination services
  • increasing access to health services for women and children
  • increasing the number of skilled health workers (including midwives)
  • treatment and prevention of common childhood illnesses

Priority action area(s)

  • MNCH Knowledge Management System
  • MNCH Core Package of Interventions
  • Essential MNCH Commodities secured
  • Strengthening Human Resources
  • Advocacy
  • Tracking Progress and Commitments for MNCH

Mission statement

The department’s role is to advance the interests of Australia and Australians internationally. This involves working to strengthen Australia’s security; enhancing Australia’s prosperity; delivering an effective and high quality aid programme; and helping Australian travellers and Australians overseas.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

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Organization e-mail:

infoausaid@ausaid.gov.au

Full address:

GPO Box 887, Canberra ACT 2601

Country:

Australia

Telephone:

+61 2 6206 4000

Number of staff:

N/A

Scope of work:

International

Year established:

N/A

WHO Region:

Western Pacific