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Highlights & Closing Remarks_Lewis_5.13.11


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Highlights & Closing Remarks_Lewis_5.13.11

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  2. 2. EqUity In HealthMay 2011<br />
  3. 3. Addressing Equity<br />Always a CORE concern<br />More sophisticated and informed approaches<br />Disaggregating poverty<br />Human rights <br />Differences within groups<br />Youth<br />Women<br />Poor<br />Urban<br />
  4. 4. Innovation and Integration<br />New processes for generating ideas for change<br />New technologies: mobile communication, maternal health, rapid malaria tests<br />New learning areas: adolescents, urban, agriculture, gender based violence, toilets<br />Integration<br />Family Planning<br />Community Case Management<br />Social and Behavior Change<br />Nutrition and Agriculture—TOPS<br />Across sectors: planting strategies parallel to HTSP<br />
  5. 5. Improving Practice<br />TIPs<br />CHWs<br />M&E: LQAS, OR<br />Technical areas of MNCH<br />Incorporating Equity in project design<br />New/revised tools: HBLSS, DBC<br />
  6. 6. Influencing Policy<br />Community Health Worker Guidelines<br />Essential Newborn Care, Helping Babies Breathe<br />Incorporating community engagement in health systems conceptualization and development<br />Keeping community perspectives and action in all policy<br />
  7. 7. New Learning<br />Proximity does not define access<br />Old norms become new norms in practice<br />Integrated FP used to be norm, now back<br />Growing interest in NCDs<br />Use of entrepreneurial approaches: CHWs and SBC<br />Technology is constantly challenging-SMS vs. “cloud”<br />OR questions should be simple<br />Comfort talking about the uncomfortable<br />
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  9. 9. CORE <br />Working Groups<br />Intimacy and connectedness<br />New members <br />New board members<br />New friends, old friends, surprising connections<br />CORE <br />small enough that we can appreciate each others’ strengths, skills and talent<br />AND<br /> accept and respect our differences<br />
  10. 10. THANK You!<br />