2nd Health & Accountability Dialogue

Access, Effectiveness, Results and Accountability - Deepening Southern Engagement in Global Health

The second Dialogue and Retreat of the Alliance of Southern Civil Society in Global Health was held in Accra, Ghana in 2011. The thematic focus was “Access, Effectiveness, Results and Accountability: Deepening Southern Engagement in Global Health.” 

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Objectives

The objectives of the 2nd Dialogue and Retreat of the Alliance of Southern CS in Global Health are as follows:

  1. Review progress on the establishment of the Alliance of Southern CS in Global Health and formally adopt its charter, business plan and other founding documents.
  2. Host capacity enabling sessions to enhance the contribution and engagement of Southern CS in global health.

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Activities

The 2nd Dialogue and Retreat of the Alliance of Southern CS in Global Health presents the following activities:

 A. Capacity Enabling Sessions

  • Enabling Southern CS Engagement in Global Health Advocacy and Dialogue delivered by Ann Starrs, Family Care International, USA
  • Engaging the Global Media: Strategies for Southern CS in Global Health delivered by Andrew Jack of the Financial Times, United Kingdom

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Participants

Participants at the 2nd Dialogue and Retreat of the Alliance of Southern CS in Global Health are drawn in the first instance from the CS database resultant from the 1st Dialogue and Retreat (The 2010 Nairobi Meetings), which has served as a resource for programmes, agencies and initiatives – it reflects balanced participation from Africa, Middle East and the Mediterranean, Latin America, South East Asia and the Pacific as well as Central and Eastern Europe.  

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Joint Sponsors:

  • Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
    - Nigerian Vaccine Access Programme (NVAP)
    - Nigeria Alignment, Effectiveness, Results and Accountability Initiative (AERA)
  • Government of Ghana

    With Additional Support from Partners and Donors (non-exhaustive list):
  • United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
  • GAVI Alliance
  • World Health Organization (WHO/OMS)

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