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  • PPD and Ministry of Population Welfare Pakistan jointly organized a one day workshop on “South-South Cooperation and Sustainable Development

    Islamabad, Pakistan — Partners in Population and Development (PPD) in collaboration with Ministry of Population Welfare, Pakistan jointly organized a one day workshop on “South-South Cooperation and Sustainable Development” on 5th September 2006 in Hotel Margala, Islamabad, Pakistan. The workshop was graced by Federal Minister for Population Welfare and Honorable Member of PPD Board H.E.

  • PPD in collaboration with Ministry of Health, Jordan organized an International Workshop on “Consulting for Results” for the PPD Consultants

    Amman, Jordan — Eighteen professionals from eight developing countries such as Bangladesh, China, India, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Nigeria and Jordan came together to attend the International Workshop in Consulting for Results during 22-24 August 2006 in Amman, Jordan. The course was the fifth and last in a series offered by PPD and funded by the

  • PPD arranged a Roundtable Discussion on “Public-Private Partnerships for Reproductive Health in Bangladesh: a Positive Innovation” in Dhaka

    Dhaka, Bangladesh — Partners in Population and Development (PPD), in collaboration with The Weekly Financial Mirror (a weekly newsmagazine) and Beximco Pharmaceuticals (a leading private sector enterprise of Bangladesh), organized a Roundtable Discussion on “Public-Private Partnerships for Reproductive Health in Bangladesh: a Positive Innovation” on 13th July 2006 at CIRDAP Auditorium, Dhaka starting at 10:00

  • Bangladeshi wins United Nations Population Award

    Dhaka, Bangladesh — Dr. Halida Hanum Akhter, Director-General, Family Planning Association of Bangladesh, and Haiti’s Foundation for Reproductive Health and Family Education (FOSREF) has won the 2006’s United Nations Population Award. Dr. Halida received the award for her outstanding contribution to raising awareness on family planning and population issues. Dr. Halida Hanum Akhter, winner of

  • Severe Health Workers shortage, especially in sub-Saharan Africa

    On 25th May 2006 a new WHO-backed global alliance was launched to address the worldwide shortage of nurses, doctors and other health workers. The Alliance will draw together key partners to help countries improve the way plan for, educate and employ health workers. Responding to calls by African Heads of State, the G8 industrialized countries

  • Visionary Leadership Programme (VLP) Review Meeting in Nigeria

    Kano, Nigeria — Visionary Leadership Programme (VLP) review meeting was held in Kano, Nigeria on 18th May 2006. Mr. Harry Jooseery, Executive Director of PPD, Mr. James Biswas, VLP Project Coordinator and Dr. Aloys IIinigumugabo, Deputy Director of CAFS met Hajiya Mairo Bello, the Executive Director of Adolescent Health and Information Projects (AHIP), an anchor

  • PPD’s 11th Executive Committee Meeting 2006

    Taicang, China — The 11th Executive Committee Meeting of Partners in Population and Development (PPD) was held in Taicang City, Jiangsu Province, China on (11th Meeting) 25th April 2006. The meeting was graciously hosted by the National Population and Family Planning Commission of China (NPFPC) of the Government of the People’s Republic of China. The

  • International Workshop for Senior Officials on South-South Co-Operation in Population and Development

    Taicang, China —    China Training Center (CTC) organized an International Workshop for the Senior Officials on South-South Co-Operation in Population and Development from 23-27th April 2006 in Taicang Century Hotel, Taicang City, China. The workshop was jointly sponsored by Ministry of Commerce and National Population and Family Planning Commission of the Government of the People’s

  • Opening of China Programme office of PPD

    Taicang, China —    With the technical and financial assistance form the Government of the People’s Republic of China, PPD established its China Program Office housed within the premises of the China Training Center (CTC), Taicang City, China. Opening Ceremony of China Programme Office of PPD. From the left Mr. Sultan A. Aziz, Director, Asian and

  • VLP’s 9th Task Force and 11th International Steering Committee Meeting

    Dhaka, Bangladesh — PPD organised the VLP’s 9th Task Force and 11th International Steering Committee Meeting in Dhaka between 29-31 March 2006. It was attended by participants from CAFS, ICOMP and two of the International Steering Committee members. Participants of the Meeting The meeting discussed the overview of the project inputs including planned, realized and

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