Large Concurrent Sessions

FAIL: First Attempt in Learning – Learning from What doesn’t Work in Maternal and Newborn Health

Wednesday, 9:00 – 10:30 | Don Alberto

Video in English

Introduction by
Koki Agarwal
Director, USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program, Jhpiego

Moderated by
Katja Iversen
Chief Executive Officer, Women Deliver

  • Priya Agrawal
    Executive Director, Merck for Mothers
  • Sharad Agarwal
    Chief Executive Officer, Hindustan Latex Family Planning Promotion Trust
  • France Donnay
    Consultant, Women’s Health
  • Margaret Kruk
    Associate Professor of Global Health, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Richard Horton
    Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet

Measurement and Accountability: Better Data for Better Decision Making

Wednesday, 9:00 – 10:30 |Don Diego 1

Video in English

Introduction by
Jeffrey Smith, Vice President, Technical Leadership Office, Jhpiego

Moderated by
Robert Clay, Vice President, Global Health, Save the Children

  • Muhammad Baharuddin
    Head of Medical Services, Budi Kemuliaan Hospital and Midwifery Academy
  • Agbessi Amouzou
    Statistics & Monitoring Specialist, UNICEF
  • Shams El Arifeen
    Director, Child & Adolescent Health, icddr,b
  • Peter Waiswa
    Lead on Maternal-Newborn Health, InDepth Network and Faculty at Makerere University School of Public Health and Karolinska Institute

Funding for Impact: Global Financing for Maternal and Newborn Health

Wednesday, 9:00 – 10:30 | Don Diego 4

Video in English

Introduction by
Neena Khadka, Newborn Team Lead, USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program, Save the Children

Moderated by
Katie Taylor
Deputy Child and Maternal Survival Coordinator and Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Global Health, USAID

  • Ariel Pablos-Méndez
    Assistant Administrator for Global Health, Child and Maternal Survival Coordinator, USAID
  • Roberto Tapia Conyer
    Director General, Carlos Slim Foundation
  • Dinesh Nair
    Senior Health Specialist, Global Financing Facility, World Bank
  • Mariam Claeson
    Director, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Charles Mwansambo
Chief of Health Services , Malawi