Dr. Jenn Brenner, our Canadian Director for HCU recently participated on an expert plenary panel at the global Summit on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health: Saving Every Woman, Saving Every Child in Toronto on May 28-30, co-hosted by Prime Minister Harper and President Kikwete of Tanzania. On the plenary panel, Dr. Brenner recounted the story of how her involvement in a mass measles campaign in Uganda in 2000 led to the creation of the successful Healthy Child Uganda partnership among University of Calgary, Canadian Paediatric Society, and Mbarara University of Science and Technology.live streaming film Alien: Covenant 2017 online
At the summit, Prime Minister Harper announced Canada’s commitment of $3.5 billion to improve the health of mothers and children for 2015-2020. The summit builds on the Muskoka Initiative, which was initiated during the G8 summit in June 2010. We are encouraged by this funding announcement and Canada’s continued commitment to the preventing the deaths of mothers and children.