Outcomes of 8th Stop Cervical, Breast & Prostate Cancer Conference Including Action Recommendations on Links Between Cervical Cancer, SRHR, HIV/AIDS, Adolescent & Maternal Health

The 8th Africa Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer Conference focusing on ending Cervical Cancer held in Windhoek, Namibia, from 20 to 22 July 2014 with over 1,200 participants including host country Head of State and Prime Minister; 18 first Ladies and Spouses; 30 Minister’s; over 40 senior parliamentarians including Speakers / Deputy Speakers of Parliaments, Committee Chairpersons and members; other categories of senior policy and decision makers; development partners and agencies; non-state actors and civil society. Evidence, data, information and analysis was provided for the conference on request of host first Lady’s office by Africa Health, Human & Social Development Information Service (Afri-Dev.Info) and Africa MNCH Coalition, and also provided basis for urgent post conference recommendations and action. Production of the evidence and knowledge material was supported by UNFPA, PMNCH and AWDF underlining the links between Cervical Cancer, SRHR, HIV/AIDS, Adolescent and Maternal Health – and necessary policy and investment action. The conference communiqué by policy, decision, and opinion makers and participants committed to the following amongst others: Redouble efforts to mitigate misconceptions attached to cancer and integrate cervical, breast and prostate cancers; HIV and AIDS; maternal and child  health programmes; To promote the development /implementation of evidence based sound health policies and programmes  to combat cervical, breast and prostate cancers; Advocacy for adequate human, technical and financial resources for universal   access   to   HPV   vaccinations, treatment and care for cervical, breast and prostate cancers; Promote awareness / dissemination of accurate health information working together with religious, traditional, community leaders, civil society organizations and media; Support efforts  of Governments   to   enhance participation   of   African   research   institutes, universities, civil society,... read more

International Conference on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in Africa August 1–3, 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa

Communiqué First Africa Multisectoral Ministerial Consultations – on Health and Non- Health Ministerial Sectors and Stakeholders Impacting on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Outcomes – Across the RMNCH Continuum We Ministers and stakeholders meeting in Johannesburg South Africa on 1st and 2nd August 2013 at the first Africa Multisectoral Ministerial Consultations – on Health and Non-Health Ministerial Sectors and stakeholders impacting on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health outcomes – across the RMNCH Continuum.      1st Day Program-1st Africa MNCH Ministerial Multisectoral Consultations of Health & Non-Health Sectors   2nd Day Program-1st Africa MNCH Ministerial Multisectoral Consultations of Health & Non-Health Sectors   Final Communiqué – 1st Ministerial Multisectoral MNCH Consultations-English   Final Communiqué – 1st Ministerial Multisectoral MNCH Consultations-French   Final Communiqué – 1st Ministerial Multisectoral MNCH Consultations-Portuguese... read more

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