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Citizens Demand Global Decision Makers at World Health Assembly do “Nothing About Us Without Us”

May 18, 2015
World First: Global Citizens Hold Special Session into Accountability for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health this Thursday at the 68th World Health Assembly in Geneva.

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May 21 2015, at the 68th World Health Assembly (WHA68), Geneva: People will call on their governments to account for their promises on reproductive, newborn and child health (RMNCAH) at the first ever Global Citizens’ Dialogue at the World Health Assembly this week.

Event: The Global Citizens’ Dialogue at WHA68
Date: May 21st, 2015
Time: 18:00-19:30 (local time)
Venue: Room IX, 3rd Floor, Building A Palais des Nations, Geneva
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Accreditation for the Global Dialogue & Press Conference: Katy Woods, kwoods@whiteribbonalliance.org, +44 (0) 776 786 2912

This groundbreaking special session at the World Health Assembly stems from a recommendation from the 2014 report of the Independent Expert review group on Information and Accountability (IERG) and follows 100s of National and Community Hearings involving 10s of 1000s of people in over 30 countries. Recommendations from which were signed by 100s of organisations representing millions of Citizens and hand delivered to UN Secretary Ban Ki-moon on May 14th at the VIP Lunch with Global Leaders in New York.

Read the full press release here.