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Opening by IWG Co-Chairs


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Opening by IWG Co-Chairs

  1. 1. Note: (Logos pending approval)
  2. 2. UNSG EWEC Innovation Working GroupVision: • Be the global hub within UN system for bringing innovative approaches and lessons learned to positively impact the health of women and children in the poorest settings and connect them to the global economyEstablishing Partnerships • To innovate • Develop new businesses • Risk-sharingImprove the quality of services • Accelerate access to advanced technologiesChaired by Johnson & Johnson and Norway
  3. 3. The three arms of the overall EWEC initiative1. Implementation of commitments • Translating financing, policy and service delivery commitments into reality • Working at the country and global levels • Adding value through innovation2. Accountability • Implementing the recommendations of the Commission on Information and Accountability4. Mobilizing and keeping the momentum among world leaders and global stakeholders
  4. 4. IWG Structure Innovation Working Group Co-chairs: e-/m-health Tore Godal, Gov of Norway & Scott Ratzan, J&J Engaging the coordination Project Manager: Private Sector Frederik Kristensen WHO, ITU, Secretariat hosted by PMNCH, Guide mHealth Alliance, Focal Point: development: Canada & Norway Marta Seoane PMNCH et al. Checklist into Delivery of CareSustainable Innovative New Financial to Women and Children &Business Models Medical Devices Instruments vaccinesCo-chairs: Co-chairs: Co-chairs: Landscaping:Naveen Rao, Merck for Mothers Scott Ratzan, J&J Janeen Uzzell, GE Health Care Craig E. CourtneyFrederik Kristensen, NORAD Jonathan Spector, Harvard School PH Claire Wingfield, PATHMembers: Members: Members:Iain Barton, RTT Angela Lashoher, WHO Adriana Velasquez-Berumen, WHOStefan Germann, World Vision Marc Mitchell, D Tree Int/MD Doris Rouse, RTIBright Simons, mPedigree Network Clare Lemer, Harkness/HFound Zachary Katz, CHAINarayan Sundararajan, Intel and Grameen-Intel Ida Neuman, Leardal Global Health Christine Årdal, NORADSocial Business Ltd Sarah Marsh, PIHWendy Taylor, USAID Franklin Apfel, MHS (coord. Vaccines cl) Helen Evans, GAVISecretariat: Bruce Gellin, HHSJeff Sturchio, Senior Partner, Rabin Martin Heidi Larson, LSHTMAdam Lewis, Junior Associate, Rabin Martin Carsten Mantel, WHO Ruth Parker, ESM
  5. 5. IWG Focus Areas at present Health: Catalytic small grant mechanism established – mHealth Alliance & WHO Health: implementing CoIAs recommendations on Innovation & ICT – WHO, ITU, CIDA, mHealth Alliance rivate enterprise, Public Health – a guide for companies ask Forces – Checklists (Johnson&Johnson ; Harvard School of Public Health) – Medical Devices (GE Healthcare and PATH) – Sustainable business models (Merck and Norway) – Exploring new financing mechanisms to support scale-up of
  6. 6. WHO – ADDED VALUE OF THE IWG each and partnering in countries – Where to focus (interventions and countries) – Reach to government – Involvement of other local actors (different constituencies, incl. health care professionals, civil society, private sector) rovision of technical and normative framework: – Scientific evidence on interventions and priorities – Guidelines, accelerate pre-qualifications of commodities, and policies – Accountability for resources and results elp position innovation for womens and childrens health in the global development agenda – Ensuring coherence between on-going opportunities for womens and childrens health
  7. 7. Major opportunities in 2012 May (around 20th) July 27-28 World Health iERG’s draft Assembly annualMarch 23 June 14-15 October 18-19 Launch of the with events Summit and report PMNCH Commis on child worksho (Washingto Boa sion survival, ps n DC) rd July 12 Family FP and RH Mee Plann August Launch “A ting ing Promise May 2 3rd in Sum to Keep,” Stakeh Nige mit (documen older ria (Lond tary) consult on) ation in New 2012 York 2012 September (end) Launch of Born Too Soon: July (TBC): July (TBC) May 2 The Global Launch Action UN General report & May 22 Report on Face to face Assem development June (end) meeting of bly - August 1 Preterm of Launch of the Birth the Events Finalisation implementati Global Commission & of the on workplan Health ers report report Policy s Forum (London) UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities for Women and Children Child Survival: Call to Action Family Planning Summit
  8. 8. Innovation Working Group