Health care professional associations and their role in achieving MDGs 4 and 5: Report of the Regional Workshop, Bangladesh, November 2008

Publisher/Organizer: The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
Publication date: 2008
Number of pages: 40
Language: English

The third in a series of Health Care Professional (HCP) Workshops was held from 22 to 25 November 2008 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, bringing together representatives of HCP Associations (HCPAs) from six countries in the South Asian region (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan). The objective of the Workshop – developed on the basis of recommendations stemming from a September 2006 meeting involving The Partnership for Maternal Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) and its Health Care Professional Advisory Group – was to strengthen the ability of participating HCPAs to engage in advocacy activities, and in the planning and implementation of programs and policies relevant to the achievement of Millennium Development Goals Four and Five.