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The Movement at the Women Deliver Conference

From 16th to 19th May 2016, Women Deliver is hosting the 4th Global Women Deliver Conference held at the Bella Centre in Copenhagen, Denmark. The focus will be on health, rights, and well-being of girls and women.

Our presence at the Women Deliver Conference

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, comprised of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), is hosting a side event and an exhibition booth.

The Panel side event – Breaking the barriers – engaging communities to improve women’s and children’s health in complex humanitarian settings – is hosted in collaboration with World Vision International on 17 May, 18-20:00 pm, Room C1/MO, Bella Centre. The event will feature a short video to highlight key panel themes followed by a ‘talk show’ approach to the panel and participants.

Our Panellists are:

Her Royal Highness Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan - Global Advocate for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health/Chair of Every Woman Every Child EveryWhere.

Helga Fogstad - Head of Department For Global Health NORAD.

Fatima Gailani - President of the Afghan Red Crescent Society.

Sigrid Kopp - Regional midwife for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC.

Bernadette Peterhans - Faculty member at the Swiss Institute of Tropical and Public Health  

Dr. Alfonso Rosales - Maternal and Child Health Senior Technical Advisor, World Vision US (WVUS)

Opening and closing:

Sue England - MNCH Director for World Vision International

Moderator
Dr Julie Lyn Hall
Head of health, IFRC.

The booth - “Go the last mile with Red Cross Red Crescent for women’s health and rights” 

The booth will be open three days from 17-19 May and will focus on displaying Movement stories and case studies relating to the following sub-themes:

  • Day 1: Improving access to maternal and child health
  • Day 2: reaching women in hard to reach populations
  • Day 3: Building women’s resilience

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