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For a full listing of events related to women's and children's health, please visit the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health's website.

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International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

23 May 2014

May 23rd is International Day to End Obstetric Fistula. The Campaign to End Fistula, launched by UNFPA and partners in 2003 is now present in 50 countries across Africa, Asia, and the Arab region. The GA calls on the international community to use the International Day to significantly raise awareness and intensify actions towards ending obstetric fistula. Click here to learn more.
World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014

21 May 2014

The World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014, taking place in the Philippines from May 21-23rd, will focus on leveraging growth for equitable progress. Click here to learn more. 
PGA High Level Event

20 May 2014

The PGA High Level Event on the contributions of South-South, North-South and triangular cooperation and information and communications technology for development will take place from May 20-21st in UN Headquarters. Click here to learn more. 
67th World Health Assembly

19 May 2014

The 67th World Health Assembly will take place in Geneva from May 19-24. The World Health Assembly is the supreme decision-making body for WHO. It generally meets in Geneva in May each year, and is attended by delegations from all 194 Member States. Its main function is to determine the policies of the Organization. The Health Assembly appoints the Director-General, supervises the financial policies of the Organization, and reviews and approves the Proposed programme budget. It similarly considers reports of the Executive Board, which it instructs in regard to matters upon which further action, study, investigation or report may be required. Click here to learn more. 
International Day of the Midwife

5 May 2014

May 5 is the internationally recognised day for highlighting the work of midwives. ICM established the idea of the 'International Day of the Midwife' following suggestions and discussion among Midwives Associations in the late 1980s, then launched the initiative formally in 1992. Click here to learn more. 
Core Group: Global Health Practitioner Conference

5 May 2014

Core Group: Global Health Practitioner Conference takes place from May 5-9th in Silver Spring, MD. Formerly known as CORE Group’s "Spring Meeting" the now Global Health Practitioner Conference is a semi-annual event that brings together implementers and thought leaders for skill building, networking and program learning. One of the most dynamic collaboration and learning platforms to collectively address implementation challenges, new solutions, and inequities in reaching Health for All in communities worldwide. Click here to learn more. 
Global Week of Action 2014

1 May 2014

World Vision’s Child Health Now campaign and partners will mobilize children and communities around the world from 1-8 May 2014. To learn more click here. To view the social media kit for the Global Week of Action’s click here.
World Malaria Day

25 April 2014

April 25th has been designated World Malaria Day. The day will look back at the remarkable progress that the global development community has made in combatting malaria as well as room for improvement. Click here to learn more. To learn about Every Woman Every Child commitments focused on malaria click here
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