Gender, women and health

2010 Annual Ministerial Review (AMR)

Place: United Nations Headquarters, New York, United States
Date: 28 June - 1 July 2010

UNFPA, UNICEF and WHO co-sponsored an ECOSOC Ministerial Roundtable Breakfast on "Improving women's health: addressing the challenges" in New York on 1 July. The theme of the 2010 Annual Ministerial Review at the annual ECOSOC session was "Implementing the internationally agreed goals and commitments in regard to gender equality and the empowerment of women", including the Millennium Development Goals. The theme of the roundtable, co-chaired by Ms Mari Simonen, Deputy Executive Director, External Relations, United Nations Affairs and Management, UNFPA; Ms Daisy Mafubelu, Assistant Director-General, Family and Community Health, WHO; and Ms Cecilia Lotse, Director of UN Affairs and External Relations, UNICEF, was "Improving women's health: addressing the challenges". High-level representatives from about 20 countries participated; the Summary Report about the deliberations can be found under "Related links".

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