GHC News Flash: Global Health Roundup 2/19/16

Every Woman Every Child Final Report 
The workshop on Civil Society Engagement in support of Every Woman Every Child (EWEC) was held on January 14 in Washington, DC and brought together a wide range of EWEC stakeholders to begin to define a common frame of action for civil society engagement. A final report was produced from the meeting.

Civil Society Engagement in GFF Report 
On February 9 the report Civil Society Engagement in Global Financing Facility (GFF) – Analysis and Recommendations was released. Developed with support from GHC member RESULTS and written by Global Health Visions and Catalyst for Change, the report provides an overview and analysis of civil society engagement in the GFF in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Tanzania (four front runner countries).

WHO Announced a Consultation of Member States and Relevant Partners
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that there will be a consultation of Member States and relevant partners on options for establishing a global development and stewardship framework on February 29 in Geneva as a response to the global action plan on antimicrobial resistance. The outcomes of this consultation will provide the necessary input for the Director-General in her report on establishing such framework which will be presented during the WHA.