WEF 2017 Side Event: The Next Frontier in Global Financing: High-Impact Solutions for Women and Children
The Global Financing Facility (GFF) in support of Every Woman Every Child is collaborating with Merck for Mothers (MSD for Mothers outside the US) on an event at the World Economic Forum in Davos: The Next Frontier in Global Financing: High-Impact Health Solutions for Women and Children. Confirmed speakers include:
- Kenneth C. Frazier, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, MSD
- Bill Gates, Co-Chair and Trustee, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
- Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group
Moderated by Julie Gichuru, Journalist, KBC TV Kenya
The purpose of the event is to bring together world leaders in Davos to drive the discussion around how the private sector can support the GFF to accelerate efforts to reach the 2030 goals for women’s, children’s, and adolescents’ health.
The event, by invitation only, will be held on Thursday, 19 January 2017 from 7.00AM-8.30AM (local Davos time) at the Steigenberger Grandhotel, and will include a breakfast meet and greet, a high-level moderated group discussion and audience Q&A.
The Global Financing Facility (GFF) in support of Every Woman Every Child is a key platform to increase innovative financing by mobilizing additional resources, both domestic and international, and making more efficient use of existing resources.