The Partnership Update - July 2007

Partnership "News of Note"

At the 34th Global Health Conference

Washington D.C., 30 May-2 June 2007 - Global health decision-makers were urged by director of The Partnership, Dr Francisco Songane, to step up their commitment to maternal, newborn and child health at the closing plenary session of the 34th Global Health Conference in Washington.

At the SOGC Annual Clinical Meeting

Ottawa, 21-26 June 2007 - Hundreds of Canadian and International obstetricians and gynaecologists, health professionals, world health leaders and NGO representatives met in Canada to discuss why twenty years of global efforts have not been able to reduce the number of mothers and newborns dying needlessly during childbirth.

Link to "Partner News"

  • Link to a special audio interview with Mrs. Daisy Mafubelu, the new Assistant Deputy-General of WHO's Family Cluster
  • The UN launched The Millennium Development Goals Report 2007
  • The Neonatal Alliance for Latin American and the Caribbean launched its consensus document.
  • Partner News and Events on Home page, below the Champions speak for MNCH