Can health outcomes improve without empowering women and girls?

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Bryan Haddon, Chair of Health Partners International

and Georgia Taylor, Director of WISE Development

Invite you to a joint event to celebrate the merging of Health Partners International (HPI) with WISE Development and HPI’s 20th Anniversary

on Thursday 10th September, 2015 at 3.30pm

at 55 Tufton Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3QL


A panel of speakers will explore the key elements of health systems strengthening, and the importance of involving women in health sector transformation. One of the key questions addressed by the panel will be:

 Can health outcomes improve
without empowering women and girls?


The panel of speakers will include:
Susan Elden, Senior Health Adviser at DFID;
Professor Fatima Adamu, Programme Manager for the DFID-funded, Women for Health Programme, in Nigeria, and Senior Lecturer, Usamanu Dan Fodyo University, Sokoto;
  Henrietta Miers, Senior Associate of WISE Development,
and Dr Diarmuid McClean, Development Attaché, Irish Aid and Director of HPI

The panel will highlight examples from Nigeria and other countries where the context of civil disruption is an important core challenge for DFID and discuss the way forward for
health systems, governance and gender.


The panel discussion will be followed by a drinks reception from 5.30 to 7.30 pm.
Guest registration will be between 3pm and 3.30pm.


55 Tufton St
SW1P 3QL London
United Kingdom

Time: Thursday, September 10, 2015 from 3:00 PM to 7:30 PM (BST)

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