Innovation for the Joint Action Plan - The Maternal and Newborn mHealth Initiative

24 JUNE 2010 | LONDON, UK

Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health visual

Organizer: The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and mHealth Alliance
Event dates: 24 June 2010
Venue: London

This working session, at the close of the Pacific Health Summit, will introduce the UN Secretary-General’s Gléobal Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health, its Innovation Working Group, Co-Chaired by Tore Godal and Scott Ratzan, and a Call for Collaboration to join the Maternal & Newborn mHealth Initiative, a key innovation that the Working Group and other partners are supporting.


3:00 – 3:10: Welcome Remarks by Tore Godal, Special Advisor on Global Health to the Prime Minister of Norway, Co-Chair, Innovation Working Group, and David Aylward, Executive Director, mHealth Alliance
3:10 – 3:20: Presentation of the Global Strategy by Tore Godal and Flavia Bustreo, Director, The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
3:20 – 3:30: Presentation of the Innovation Working Group for the Global Strategy by Scott Ratzan, Vice President, Global Health, Government Affairs & Policy, Johnson & Johnson
3:30 – 4:15: Presentation of the Maternal and Newborn mHealth Initiative and Call for Collaboration, linked with Public Private Partnerships by Dr. Andres de Francisco Serpa (PMNCH), David Aylward and Alison Bloch (mHealth Alliance), and Barry Bloom (Professor of Public Health Harvard School of Public Health)
4:15 – 4:25: Partner Project Presentations
4:25 – 4:50: Open discussion of next steps and methods of participation
4:50 – 5:00: Closing Comments