Systems Strengthening Copenhagen meeting December 2006

1st November 2007

From December 12th to 14th, 2006, UNFPA/Copenhagen hosted a meeting of the Systems Strengthening Working Group. The discussions, which included input from participants across nine time zones, yielded a timeline of actions and commitment from partners to design and field test the "Minimum Volume" and "Pledge Guarantee" mechanisms. The discussions also saw agreement on actions to re-vitalize the Countries at Risk sub-group and to push ahead with further country-level work under the RH Interchange. The group learned more about efforts by KfW and the West African Health Organization (WAHO) to establish a regional funding mechanism for RH supplies, and identified ways to coordinate with and support this work. DFID discussed the new Medicines Transparency Alliance (META) whilst USAID described some of its advance plans for the new DELIVER Project.

The minutes of the meeting as well as background papers/annexes can be found by clicking on the links below: 



Annex 1: Meeting AgendaAnnex 2: Countries-at-Risk Progress ReportAnnex 3: "Better Money" Background PaperAnnex 4: "More Money" Background PaperAnnex 5: "Mobilising Additional Dollars" presentation (PowerPoint)Annex 6:  RHI Phase 1 review, Phase 2 commitmentsAnnex 7: Timeline, KfW-WAHO Programme

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December 2006, RHSC

Categories: Systems Strengthening Working Group