On October 3rd Dr. Peter Salama, WHO Deputy Director-General for Emergency Preparedness and Response, will be visiting the Netherlands to give a presentation at a special edition of the Global Health Cafés. Wemos is co-organizer of the Global Health Cafés.
The Government of the Netherlands announced at the UN General Assembly in New York that it will invest USD 68 million in the Global Financing Facility (GFF), the financing model for the Every Woman, Every Child Global Strategy. Additional funding for the strategy is highly needed to end preventable maternal and child deaths worldwide. With this welcome investment, The Netherlands will gain a coveted seat in the Trust Fund Committee of the Investors Group, the highest decision making body of the GFF.
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