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Summit on Millennium Development Goals (MDG) 2010


The IFRC and its partners have convened two side events at the MDG Summit with a special focus on two key issues: the unfinished business of immunization and home management of malaria.


Side event 1:
Unfinished business: reaching the MDGs with lessons learned from global polio eradication


Co-hosting organizations included the Government of Nigeria, WHO, Rotary International, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, GAVI Alliance and the Afghan Red Crescent Society.

The panel discussion was moderated by Mr Andrew Jack, Financial Times Pharmaceuticals and Health Correspondent.


Side event 2:

Saving Mothers and Children with Malaria Control: Count Down to the MDGs

Participants included RBM Goodwill Ambassador; Kenyan Minister of Public Health and Sanitation; Kenya Red Cross; and Canadian Red Cross.

A keynote address was given by Mrs Ban Soon-taek.

 




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