PMNCH releases 2007


The Partnership speakers at the Women Deliver Conference

18-20 October 2007, London, UK - Biographies of leaders of the Partnership’s Member Organizations, Board Members, and the Secretariat's Director and Deputy Director who will speak at the Women Deliver Conference.

UK inquiry on maternal health

16 october 2007, London - Director of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Dr Francisco Songane was invited to provide a testimony to the UK Parliamentary inquiry into maternal health and the status of UK support for this global development priority.

Partnership applauds landmark commitments

26 September 2007, New York - Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg of Norway pledged US$1 billion with an additional US$ 125 million commitment by Netherlands Prime Minister Jan Balkenende, to support education and maternal health.

Global drive to improve maternal and child health launched at Clinton Global Initiative

26 September 2007, New York - A global coalition of governments and organizations launches a major advocacy drive today entitled Deliver Now for Women + Children.

Safe blood for safe motherhood

14 June 2007, Geneva - "The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health recognizes the essential role of safe and rational use of blood in reducing maternal and newborn mortality." said Dr Francisco Songane.

Partnership at Global Health Conference 2007

30 May 2007, Washington D.C. - "At midway to 2015 -- the target of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) -- maternal, newborn and child health need to take a center stage on the global health agenda," said Dr Francisco Songane, Director of The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health.

The first global partners' forum on maternal, newborn and child health

17 April 2007, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - The Prime Minister of Tanzania calls on regional leaders to increase health spending to 15% of national budgets and to strive for achieving health MDGs, in opening the first partners forum of the Partnership.

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