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Prevention of Prematurity and Stillbirth_

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  1. 1. ADVOCACY AND CORE Group Advocates!Prevention of Prematurity and StillbirthAaron EmmelSenior Policy AdvisorOctober 11, 2012
  2. 2. PATH’s Ten steps for developing a strategic advocacy agenda • Identify the population’s needs • Identify policy changes that will address those needs • Identify decision-makers who can change those policies • Why have they not done so? • What obstacles exist? • Identify your organization’s strengths and weakness • Identify others who have an interest in addressing the problem • Identify resources, activities, and messages • Determine how to evaluate successPage 2 10/16/12
  3. 3. The key players The Global Landscape The US Government • The Administration • Congress Other NGOs and CoalitionsPage 3 10/16/12
  4. 4. US Administration: What’s Happening • “A Promise Renewed” • USAID Global Health Strategy 2012-16 • Presidential ElectionsPage 4 10/16/12
  5. 5. U.S. Administration: What’s Happening GHI Results FrameworkPage 5 10/16/12
  6. 6. U.S Administration: What’s Happening USAID Child Survival FundingPage 6 10/16/12
  7. 7. US Administration: USAID Global Health Bureau Reorganization New Offices: •Office of Health Systems (OHS): Karen Cavanaugh, KCavanaugh@USAID.gov •Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact (CAII): Wendy Taylor, WeTaylor@USAID.gov •Center of Excellence on Children in Adversity: Dr. Neil Boothby, NBoothby@USAID.gov •Office of Country Support (OCS): Dr. Janis Timberlake, JTimberlake@usaid.gov •Office of Policy, Programs and Planning (P3): Dr. Michael Zeilinger, MZeilinger@USAID.gov New Division: •Malaria Division, within the Office of Health, Infectious Diseases and Nutrition: Elizabeth Fox, EFox@USAID.govPage 7 10/16/12
  8. 8. U.S. Administration: New ModelsPage 8 10/16/12
  9. 9. U.S. Administration: How CORE members can get involved • “A Promise Renewed” • Provide evidence • Global Health Strategy, New Leadership • Show impact • Encourage USAID to fulfill its commitments • Offer selves as expert resources • Add relevant metricsPage 9 10/16/12
  10. 10. Congress: What’s Happening Champions Potential global health legislation in next CongressPage 10 10/16/12
  11. 11. Congress: What’s Happening Budget Account FY2011 CR FY2012 Continuing Proposed Enacted Resolution Sequestrati (+0.612% of on Cut FY2012) (-8.2%) Global Health and $2.625 billion $2.641 billion -$215 Child Survival million (USAID) Maternal and $549 $605.55 $609.256 -$49.655 Child Health million million million million GAVI $100 millionPage 11 10/16/12
  12. 12. Advocacy Community: What’s happening • Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Roundtable • Contact: Annie Toro (atoro@psi.org) and Elizabeth Petoskey (epetoskey@psi.org) • InterAction International Health in Relief and Development Working Group • Contact: Danielle Heiberg (dheiberg@INTERACTION.ORG) and Erin Jeffrey (ejeffery@INTERACTION.ORG)Page 12 10/16/12
  13. 13. Advocacy Community: How CORE Group members can get involved • Join the Roundtable • Contribute to letters, Hill visits, etc.Page 13 10/16/12
  14. 14. Starting Points: ResourcesPage 14 10/16/12
  15. 15. Looking aheadPage 15 10/16/12

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