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  • Forward looking work plan for PPD is approved

    Beijing, China — The 4th Program, Planning and Development Committee Meeting of Partners in Population and Development (PPD) was held in Beijing on 20th October, 2013 and a forward looking work plan for PPD has been approved from this meeting. H.E. Mr. Matia Kasaija, Member, PPD Board and Honorable Minister of State for Finance, Planning

  • Greater financial commitment for Global Partnership of Population, Development and SRHR

    Beijing, China — The 4th Finance and Risk Management Committee (FRMC) Meeting of Partners in Population and Development (PPD) was held in Beijing on 20th October, 2013. The committee approved a forward looking financial plan for PPD. The Partners in Population and Development (PPD) Governing Board approved the formation of two Committees to further strengthen

  • PPD Celebrated the World Population Day 2013

    The theme of the World Population Day (July 11) this year was ‘Adolescent pregnancy’. Partners in Population and Development (PPD) observed the day by developing and sharing a PPD Policy Brief on Adolescent Pregnancy highlighting the status of adolescent pregnancy in its 25 member countries and discussing relevant policy and program options. PPD has shared

  • Dr. Jotham Musinguzi Receives 2013 UN Population Award

    New York , USA — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented the 2013 prestigious UN Population Award, which included a Diploma, Medal and a cash prize, to Dr. Jotham Musinguzi, Regional Director of PPD Africal Regional Office in Uganda. Dr. Musinguzi was selected in recognition of his outstanding work to promote the International Conference on Population

  • PPD organized a Two Days Training Workshop for Policy Makers to validate the Bangladesh Country Profile Conducted by ICDDRB under STEP UP Project Consortium

      Dhaka, Banlgadesh – PPD in collaboration with the MOHFW and DGFP, Government of Bangladesh organized a 2-days residential training workshop for Senior Government Officials including the National Taskforce (NTF) members for South South Cooperation to validate the country profile conducted by ICDDRB. This activity was a part of the Strengthening Evidence for Programming on

  • WHO-PPD Satellite Panel on Gender, Equity and Human Rights held at the Women Deliver Conference 2013 in Kuala Lumpur

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — PPD organized a satellite panel jointly with WHO on “Gender, Equity and Human Rights: Improving Health Outcomes for Women and Girls” at the Women Deliver Conference on 29 May 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The panel was attended by over 65 participants including 3 cabinet ministers, 1 parliamentarian, high government officials

  • WHO-PPD Joint Satellite Panel on “Gender, Equity and Human Rights Disaggregating Data to get the Real Story”

    Palais des Nations, Geneva — Partners in Population and Development (PPD) and the World Health Organization (WHO) jointly organized a Satellite Panel on “Gender, Equity and Human Rights Disaggregating Data to get the Real Story” on 22 May 2013 at the Palais des Nations – Geneva on the sideline of the 2013 World Health Assembly.

  • Family Planning and Population Stabilization in India

    New Delhi, India — A recent meeting of Consultative Committee of Parliament attached to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare on Family Planning and Population Stabilisation, held in New Delhi discussed various issues on Family Planning and Population Stabilization. Honourable Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare HE Mr. Ghulam Nabi Azad, presided over

  • National Seminar on Raising Voices from the South for Integration of a Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA) to Maternal Health held in Dhaka

    Dhaka, Bangladesh — PPD marked the conclusion of the project  titled ‘Raising Voice from the South for Integration of a Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA) to Maternal Health’ with a national seminar held at Dhaka, Bangladesh on 30 January 2013. PPD in collaboration with Disabled Rehabilitation and Research Association (DRRA) organized the seminar where Prof

  • Bangladesh Immunization Program received International Recognition

    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania — GAVI Alliance Partners Forum held a mega event of the child health and immunization in Dar es Salaam, the capital city of Tanzania from December 4 to 7, 2012. More than 700 participants from over hundred countries of the world participated in the forum. The forum was attended by Ministers

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