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Jennifer Foulds

Women Deliver 2016 Closes with Singing, Dancing and a Few Tears

Jennifer Foulds 19/05/2016

Actor Jessical Biel speaks at the closing ceremony of Women Deliver 2016 After three full days of workshops, films, planning sessions, meetings, plenaries and late night brainstorms, you’d think that the 5,500+ participants at the Women Deliver 2016 conference in Copenhagen would be ready to collapse. If anything, the...

Jennifer Foulds

Women Deliver 2016 Inspires and Challenges on Day One of Global Conference

Jennifer Foulds 16/05/2016

Day 1 of Women Deliver 2016, the 4th global conference. And, wow, what a day – 5,543 participants (20% are under 30!) from 169 countries kicking it all off with an extraordinary Opening Ceremony to set the stage for the next three days of conversations, collaboration and work. Yes,...

Nafeesa Jalal

Welcoming New Leadership - Renewing Commitments

Nafeesa Jalal 28/10/2015

Anne Frank, the famous, brave young girl who died during the Holocaust is known to all for her courage and hopes for a better world. She has left us with the simple words "How wonderful is it that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the...

Sean Power

The Future of Development: Private-NGO Partnerships?

Sean Power 15/07/2015

Amref Health Africa in Canada invited a panel of experts to dissect private-NGO partnerships and their role in global development at the most recent installment of the Amref Health Africa Coffeehouse Speaker Series on global development. The panel consisted of three experts: Elizabeth Dove, Senior Vice-President, Strategy, The Divinsky...

Jennifer Foulds

Show YOUR Support for Global Health Equity at the UN

Jennifer Foulds 06/07/2015

One of our former Amref Health Africa interns, Jordan Jarvis, spent time as an intern with the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva. While there, she noticed that not very many of her fellow interns were from low and middle income countries. Because the WHO internships are unpaid, the...

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