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(Session 4 and 5) World Women's Health and Development Forum
12 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.


10.00 – 10.10 Moderator Remarks: Dr. Heidi Stensmyren, President, Swedish Medical Association
10.10 – 10.20 H.E. Ms. Veronika Skvortsova, Minister of Health, Russian Federation
10.20 – 10.30 Ms. Daniela Bas, Director, Division for Social Policy and Development, United Nations
10.30 – 10.40 Dr. Janine Austin Clayton, Director, Office of Research on Women’s Health, US Dept. of Health and Human Services
10.40 – 10.50 Professor Elizabeth Henske, Director, Center for LAM Research and Clinical Care, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
10.50 – 11.00 Professor Hina W. Chaudhry, M.D., Director, Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine, Mt. Sinai Hospital, NYC
11.00 – 11.10 Ms. Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur, Director, African Leaders Malaria Alliance
11.10 – 11.15 Youth Vision: William Steimel and Somi Kim, International Students, Felician College, The Franciscan College of New Jersey
11.15 – 11.30 Questions and Remarks

11.40 – 11.45 Moderator Remarks: H.E. Mrs. María Cristina Perceval, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations
11.45 – 11.55 Dr. Ann Lee-Karlon, President, Association for Women in Science
11.55 – 12.05 Ms. Jane Stewart, Director, ILO UN Liaison Office
12.05 – 12.15 Ms. Moufida Goucha, Director, UNESCO Liaison Office, United Nations
12.15 – 12.25 Ms. Indrani Goradia, Founding Member of the Women Investment Network
12.25 – 12.35 Prof. Nilufer Narli, Chairperson of Sociology Department and the Director of Center for Society, Health Behaviour and Preventive Studies, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey
12.35 – 12.45 Ms. Susan Solovic, Institute of Economic Empowerment of Women
12.45 – 13.00 Questions and Remarks
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