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Technical Consultation of a Global Research Network to support the UN Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health

Place: Geneva, Switzerland
Date: 12–13 January 2012

The Consultation brings together academic and research institutions and networks with programme managers from selected countries. Participants will initiate a coordinated scientific response and support to relevant aspects of the UN Secretary General's Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health, especially relating to reproductive, maternal and newborn health.

The main objective of the network will be to develop and implement a prioritized research agenda targeting needs and gaps in countries. The meeting will develop a workplan incorporating global and national research needs to address reproductive, maternal and newborn health.

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