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Seminar

Innovations for equality in sexual and reproductive health and rights

Seminar — Join UNFPA's launch of the State of World Population report 2017, this seminar will bring together experts to talk about the issue of inequalities in sexual and reproductive health and rights in a historical and global context.

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Date & Time:

Place:
Medicinsk Museion, Bredgade 62, Copenhagen K

Hosted by:
United Nation Population Fund & University of Copenhagen

Cost:
Free

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On the occasion of the launch of the State of World Population report 2017, this seminar will bring together experts to talk about inequalities in sexual and reproductive health and rights in historical and global perspectives.

Programme (14:00-15:20):

Danish support to reducing inequality in SRHR:Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Ulla Tørnes will highlight how inequality in SRHR is a priority for Danish ODA in particular with a focus on women and youth.

Historical advances in reducing inequalities in SRHR: Professor Flemming Konradsen and external lecturer Siri Tellier will discuss how policy, innovative and legal milestones have increased equality and improved health – in particular, maternal health – in Danish / European history.

Current inequalities in SRHR in developing countries and a roadmap to reducing them: Chief of UNFPA Nordic Office, Pernille Fenger, will provide the highlights from the State of World Population report 2017 with a focus on its roadmap towards more equality.

KEY NOTE SPEECH: A more equal future in maternal health: Innovation in technology design and health system strengthening.

Key note speaker Muhammad Zaman, Ph.D., Professor of Biomedical Engineering and International Health, Boston University and Associated with the Global Public Health Program at NTNU, Norwegian University of Science and Technology will presents examples of his work and research and discuss how it contributes to reducing inequality in health overcoming practical, logistical and policy challenges through innovation; By doing new things in new ways.

 Reception (15:20-16:00)

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