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(Session 1) World Women's Health and Development Forum
11 Feb 2015 -  The Inaugural World Women’s Health and Development Forum, organised by the Royal Academy of Science International Trust (RASIT) in partnership with the United Nations Department of Economics and Social Affairs, aims to advance the health, wealth and empowerment of women in all of their diverse communities. The Forum is the first international step towards a collaborative approach to women’s health and wellbeing.


11.35 – 11.45 Introduction: Mr. Nikil Seth, Director, Division of Sustainable Development, UN DESA
11.45 – 11.50 Moderator Remarks: H.E. Ms. Alya Ahmed S. Al-Thani, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations
11.50 – 12.00 H.E. Dr. Nila Moeloek, Minister of Health, Indonesia, represented by Dr. Anung Sugihantono, Director General of Nutrition and Maternal and Child Health
12.00 – 12.10 Dr. Joe Thomas, Executive Director, Partners in Population and Development Organization
12.10 – 12.20 H.E. Mr. Ufuk Gokcen, Permanent Observer of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to the United Nations
12.20 – 12.30 Dr. Rama Lakshminarayanan, Senior Health Specialist, The World Bank
12.30 – 12.40 Prof. Nimmi Ramanujam, Founder of Women’s Health Technologies Center, Duke Global Health Institute
12.40 – 12.50 Ms. Nana Taona Kuo, Senior Manager, Every Woman Every Child Initiative, United Nations
12.50 – 13.00 Questions and Remarks
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