21 November 2016
Every Woman Every Child China Partnership Network
Every Woman Every Child China Partnership Network is a growing coalition of China’s leading academic institutions, think tanks, professional associations, NGOs and private sector leaders that are working together to improve women children and adolescents health in China and overseas in support of the updated Global Strategy for Women’s Children’s and Adolescents’ Health. It commits to leverage the collective strengths of the members to support Chinese government’s efforts in achieving related Sustainable Development Goals and help end preventable deaths of women, children and adolescents in China. It also commits to mobilize additional resources and facilitate the forging of innovative and sustainable partnerships to support the international community’s efforts in achieving the vision of the updated Global Strategy, and other developing countries’ national plans and strategies in improving women children and adolescents health. Methods of support including advocacy and political mobilization for critical issues and south- south health cooperation, academic activities in support of policy making and partnership/program development/implementation, technical assistance, philanthropy, CSR, and sustainable and innovative partnerships in the areas of UHC and insurance, electricity, clean water, ICT for health, professional health worker training, medical equipment, agriculture, nutrition, and food safety. Initial investment/donation from members totaled $290 million over the next 5 years.
The China Partnership Network is housed at Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, with National Health and Family Planning Commission and Ministry of Foreign Affairs serving as the Network’s technical and policy advisors. Current members including All-China Women’s Federation, China Research and Development Foundation, China Red Ribbon Foundation, China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Medicines and Health Products, Peking University (Health Science Center), Tsinghua University (Research Center for Public Health), China Taiping Insurance Group, Fosun Pharm Group, BYD Group, Huawei Company, LeTV, China Chai Tai, and growing (with many companies and organizations currently completing the process of joining).