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Saving a Generation: Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in the Developing World

Friday, October 18, 2013

Join us for a Western Global Health Research workshop November 7: "Saving a generation: maternal, newborn and child health in the developing world."
Date: November 7
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, Auditorium B


8:30 - 8:45 a.m.: Welcome and recap on May 14th Global Health Research workshop outcomes

8:45 - 9:10 a.m.: Plenary on International Development Research Center's and Agakhan Foundation Canada's Maternal Newborn Child Health initiatives: Overview of progress, opportunities and challenges by Pauline Dole from IDRC and Rishma Thomas from the AKFC
9:10 - 9:45 a.m.: Discussion
9:45 - 10:00 a.m.: Coffee Break (Outside the auditorium)

10:00 - 11:45 p.m.: Case studies

10:00 - 10:20 a.m.: Umaira Ansari, Research Associate and Communications Coordinator for the IDRC-supported Nigeria Evidence-based Health Systems Initiative project.
10:20 - 10:40 a.m.: Sisawo Konteh, Director of Outreach Services for Aga Khan Health Services - Tanzania and Project Director for the DFATD-funded Joining Hands Initiative
10:40 - 11:00 a.m.: Dr. David Cechetto: Western's DFATD-funded Rwanda Maternal Newborn Child Health Project
11:00 - 11:10 p.m.: Dr. Melanie Katsivo: Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's DFATD-funded Maternal Newborn Child Health Students For Development project
11:10 - 11:45 a.m.: Discussion
11:45 - 2:00 p.m.: Networking Lunch in Health Sciences Addition, Rm. 101
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.: one on one with IDRC, AKFC, Nigeria project, Rwanda project, and Tanzania Project representatives in Auditorium A, B, and Health Sciences Addition, Rm. 101
Networking coffee break at 3:00 p.m. (Outside the auditoriums)
Click here to register.