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WHO South-East Asia Regional Technical Advisory Group Meeting on Women’s and Children’s Health

New Delhi, India, 14 December 2015

The South-East Asia Regional Technical Advisory Group (SEAR-TAG) has been established by the Regional Director for providing technical guidance for accelerating reduction in newborn, child and maternal mortality in the Region. SEAR-TAG consists of 12 eminent technical experts from global and regional levels. ICC President Prof Dr Tomris Türmen is the one of these experts. The first meeting was held on 15-18 December 2015.


The focus in this meeting was on addressing the issue of high newborn mortality in the Region through the global approach of every newborn action plan that will have additional benefits of reduction in stillbirths and maternal mortality. Key thematic areas for deliberations in the meeting included: Expanding coverage of essential interventions and reaching the unreached, improving quality of care, engaging communities and improving accountability towards health of women, newborns and children.


During the meeting a Regional H4+ Joint Statement for ending preventable newborn, child and maternal mortality was released by the Regional Directors of the six H4+ agencies: WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank, UNAIDS and UN WOMEN on 16 Dec 2015.

 
 
ICC President Prof. Dr. Tomris Türmen (first row, fourth from the right)

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