European donors meet at UNFPA

1st March 2007

On March 15, representatives of six European donors (Cataluña, Denmark, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, and Sweden) met at UNFPA/Brussels to receive an update on the Global Programme to Enhance Reproductive Health Commodity Security. They also learned-some for the first time-about the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition. Speaking on behalf of the Coalition, Margaret Verwijk and John Skibiak described the challenges facing supply security and the efforts underway to address them. They called on the representatives to join the Coalition in advocating for supply security, particularly within the context regional multilateral assistance.  They also discussed the opportunities for highlighting supply security within national RH Strategies, strengthening national health systems, and generating demand for RH services.

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March 2007, RHSC

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