Canada gathering global leaders in Toronto for Saving Every Woman, Every Child Summit
TORONTO, May 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Leading child health, nutrition and civil registration and statistics experts are available for interviews and commentary during the upcoming high level summit on maternal, newborn and child health in Toronto.
UNICEF has been a key partner in implementing the Canadian led Muskoka Initiative through life saving health and nutrition programs reaching the world's most vulnerable children. A global leader in improving child survival, UNICEF also plays a key role in generating statistics on the health and wellbeing of children which are critical to the global efforts to reduce child and maternal mortality.
Experts are available for commentary on progress made in ending preventable deaths of women, children and newborns, challenges reaching the most vulnerable and proven cost effective solutions that save lives.
|WHAT:||UNICEF experts available for media interviews during high level Summit on maternal, newborn and child health.|
|WHO:|| Dr. Mickey Chopra, Chief of Health and Associate Director of Programmes, UNICEF
Mr. Werner Schultink, Chief of Nutrition, UNICEF
Ms. Tessa Wardlaw, Chief of Statistics and Analysis, UNICEF
Dr Peter Salama, Representative, UNICEF Ethiopia
Mr. David Morley, President and CEO, UNICEF Canada
Ms. Hannah Godefa, UNICEF National Youth Ambassador to Ethiopia (only youth speaker at the Summit)
|WHEN:||Wed. May 28 - Fri. May 30, 2014|
|WHERE:|| Toronto, Canada or via telephone/skype
SOURCE: UNICEF Canada
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