On July 13-16, GHC attended the FfD3 Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Many exciting events took place during this conference, including the launch of the Global Financing Facility (GFF).
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Innovations in Health Financing and Data as a Critical Component of the New Financing Paradigm.
In conjunction with the release of the “Roadmap for Health Measurement and Accountability,” GHC and CHESTRAD coordinated a civil society statement that addresses key concerns that should be part of the measurement and accountability process. Read the statement here.
Indicators for the SDGs
An updated list of proposed indicators for the SDGs was released last week by the United Nations Statistics Division. Notably, this updated list includes two indicators on universal health care coverage and financial risk protection, which had previously been removed. Member states of the Inter-Agency Expert Group will continue to provide feedback and comments on the revised indicators.
WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific
If you are a GHC member and interested in attending the sixty-sixth session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for the Western Pacific from October 12-16 in Hagåtña, Guam, please contact email@example.com. Please note that only NGOs in official relations with WHO can attend. See more information and a draft agenda.
Healthcare Innovation Award 2015
Are you involved in an innovation in health system strengthening that is helping to save the lives of children under-5? Apply for nominate now for your chance to win the 2015 GSK and Save the Children Healthcare Innovation Award.
GFF Launched with Billions Already Mobilized to End Maternal and Child Mortality by 2030
On July 13, the World Bank Group, the United Nations and the governments of Canada, Norway and the United States launched the Global Financing Facility (GFF), a new financing mechanism to invest in women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health through the Every Women Every Child initiative.
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