25 September 2013 - Ms Joy Phumaphi of Botswana has become a new Chair of the independent Expert Review Group (iERG) for the 2013-2015 biennium. Upon the release of the 2013 iERG report, Ms Phumpahi took over the mandate from Prof Richard Horton of the United Kingdom who carried out the responsibilities of the iERG Chair for the first two years, 2011-2013. Both will keep the status of co-chairs of the iERG.
The Chair invites all the stakeholders to submit documentation for good practice and obstacles. These documents will be an important source informing and complementing the iERG's review and analysis.
Ms Joy Phumaphi of Botswana and Prof Richard Horton of the United Kingdom were selected as co-chairs of the iERG. As recommended by the Selection Panel for the iERG, and with the agreement of all iERG members, Richard Horton carried out the Chair responsibilities for the first two years, followed by Joy Phumaphi for the 2013-2015 biennium.
All messages from the Chair:
December 10, 2013
We call for the reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health community and the human rights community, to bridge the gap between their work by integrating into the RMNCH programs effective human rights tools that will accelerate and improve service delivery, results and impact for women's and children’s health.
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