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Partners Forum 2018

The Prime Minister of India will be inaugurating the Fourth edition of Partners’ Forum on December 12th in New Delhi. The two day international conference will be hosted by government of India in association with Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and child Health (PMNCH). There will be Total 1500 participants from across 8 countries will participate to talk about the improvement in the health and well being of women, children and adolescents.


The objective of the programme will be to discuss and contemplate the future coure of Survive – Thrive – Transform. The forum is aimed to explore the findings of 12 success factors case studies which shows how the countries are working towards the improvement of women’s and children health. The forum will showcase learnings from six regions on six thematic areas:

  • Early childhood Development – Germany and Chile
  • Adolescent Health and Wellbeing – USA and Indonesia
  • Quality, Equity and Dignity in services – India and Cambodia
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health – Malawi and Malaysia
  • Empowerment of women, Girls and communities – South Africa and Guatemala
  • Humanitarian and fragile settings – Sierra Leone and Afghanistan

Partners’ Forum is a global health partnership launched in September 2005 to accelerate efforts to reduce child and maternal mortality, improve adolescent, child, newborn and maternal health. This partnership is an alliance of more than 1,000 plus members, across 10 constituencies in 92 countries: academic, research and teaching institutions; donors and foundations; health care professionals; multilateral agencies; non-governmental organizations; partner countries; global financing mechanisms and the private sector.

The previous chapters were held in Johannesburg, South Africa (2014), New Delhi, India (2010) and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (2007). This is the second time India is hosting the Partners’ Forum.

Source - PIB

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