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Event 1/12: Strengthening the Frontlines of Care: Governance and Accountability for Community Health

Friday, January 12, 2018 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Abt Associates is joining together with Save the Children US and UNICEF to co-host a panel discussion entitled, Strengthening the Frontlines of Care: Governance and Accountability for Community Health. Panelists from USAID, the World Bank Group, UNICEF, the Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition, and Save the Children US will discuss the latest initiatives to improve governance for community health.

When: January 12, 2018, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Where: Birdsall House Conference Center, Washington DC

This event will be webcast live. Click here to join the webcast.

9:00-9:05am   Welcome

  • Bob Fryatt, Project Director, Health Finance and Governance, Abt Associates

9:05-9:20am   Keynote Speaker

  • Timothy G. Evans, Senior Director of the Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice, World Bank Group

9:20-10:20am Panel 1: Examining strategies for effective governance and accountability of community health systems at the global level

  • Moderator:  Bob Fryatt
  • David Hipgrave, Senior Health Advisor and Team Leader, UNICEF
  • Joe Tayag, Senior Private Sector Financing Advisor, USAID Washington

10:25-11:25    Panel 2: Challenges and innovative solutions to implementing responsive community health within national health systems strategies

  • Moderator: Bob Fryatt
  • Carolyn Gomes, Executive Director, Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition
  • Ms. Lisa Tarantino, Principal Associate, Health Finance & Governance, Abt Associates
  • Eric Sarriot, Senior Health Systems Strengthening Advisor, Save the Children US

11:25-11:30am Closing remarks

  • Bob Fryatt 

This event will be webcast live. Click here to join the webcast.

Learn more about Abt's work in Governance and Health Systems Strengthening.