Partnership forum drives forward work towards MDGs.

Position:News from ICM and partners - Brief article - Conference notes

About 250 delegates gathered from around the world to attend the Partners' Forum of the Partnership for Maternal Newborn and Child Health in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 17-20 April, 2007, which was hosted by the government of Tanzania.

ICM was represented by Secretary General Kathy Herschderfer, former Director Joyce Thompson and Board member Judith Chamisa. Gillian Barber of the Midwifery Society of the Royal College of Nursing was also present.

The Opening Ceremony included a video made by health care workers in Tanzania, 'Play Your Part', and a performance by a prominent Tanzanian singer. Events at the Forum included the unveiling of the Partnership's Ten-Year Strategy and governance discussions among the six constituency groups and four working groups. The Prime Minister of Norway, the Rt. Hon. Jens Stoltenberg, presented a Global...

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