Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health

Other meetings and events


  • iERG at the Third Stakeholder meeting
    19-20 November 2012 | Geneva, Switzerland - CIDA and WHO co-chaired a two day meeting in Geneva of more than 70 representatives from national governments, the UN, civil society and the private sector. The meeting provided the first opportunity for partners to jointly discuss the iERG recommendations and progress towards the multi-stakeholder program of work facilitated by WHO.
  • iERG welcomes new members
    26 October 2012 | Geneva - Two new members joined the iERG in October 2012 - Dr Tarek Meguid and Mrs Kathleen G. Ferrier. The iERG is now a group of 8 experts.
  • Latin America and the Carribean: challenges and progress in improving RMNCH
    22 - 24 October 2012 | Antigua, Guatemala - Convened by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), representatives from the six countries of Latin America and the Caribbean - Brazil, Mexico, Guatemala, Bolivia, Haiti and Peru - gathered in Guatemala for a regional RMNCH accountability meeting. Carmen Barroso made a presentation on the work of the IERG and focused on findings of the IERG related to three recommendations of the COIA which she considered particularly relevant for the region.
  • 2012 Annual African Women Parliamentarians’ Conference
    4-5 October 2012 | Johannesburg, South Africa - Miriam Were represented the iERG and shared most recent information on the developments in maternal and child health as well as her view with regard to the opportunities for parliamentarians.
  • Every Woman Every Child high-level reception
    25 September 2012 | New York, US - The MDG Health Alliance, the United Nations Foundation, PMNCH, and the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria in close co-operation with the Office of the UN Secretary-General organized a celebratory reception followed by dinner. The UN Secretary-General was the official host for the evening. Richard Horton and Joy Phumaphi, iERG Co-Chairs, were among the keynote speakers.
  • CSW Side Event: Keeping Promises, Measuring Results
    2 March 2012 | New York, US - The Government of Canada, PMNCH, and UNF, in support of Every Woman Every Child, host a side event during the 56th CSW to discuss “Keeping Promises, Measuring Results: Enhancing Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health”. Carmen Barroso represents the iERG.
UNAIDS High level policy consultation

14-15 February 2012 | Oslo, Norway - Marleen Temmerman represents the iERG at the UNAIDS High level policy consultation on the science and law of criminalisation of HIV non-disclosure, exposure and transmission.

  • Technical Consultation on the UN Global Strategy
    12-13 January 2012 | Geneva - Technical Consultation of a Global Research Network to support the UN Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health took place at WHO Headquarters. Marleen Temmerman represents the iERG at the meeting.
  • Meeting with African leaders in Ethiopia
    5 January 2012 | Addis Ababa - Joy Phumaphi meets with Commissioner Bience Philomina Gawanas, African Union Commissioner for Social Affiars, and Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Ethiopia's Health Minister.


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