United Nations Millennium Development Goals Summit
September 20, 2010 - September 22, 2010
New York, New York
The Millennium Development Goals Summit is a meeting of world leaders to accelerate progress towards reaching the eight Millennium Development Goals. Leaders will meet for two days to discuss strategy and agree on future actions.
The Foundation is participating in two events that coincide with the MDG Summit:
Looking Back and Looking Ahead: What Will It Take to Reach the Health MDGs?
September 19, 3:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. ET
The Princeton Club
15 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036
"Looking Back and Looking Ahead: What Will It Take to Reach the Health MDGs?" will be hosted by the Global Health Council to coincide with the 2010 United Nations Millennium Development Goals Summit in New York, New York. The Foundation-sponsored discussion will focus on the impact of recent health systems strengthening and HIV/AIDS initiatives and their impact on the global commitment to reaching the Millennium Development Goals. Foundation Vice President of Program Innovation and Policy, Dr. RJ Simonds, will participate in the panel which will also address what work remains, and what tools can support efforts to realize these goals.
Botswana's Experience with Integrated Approach to HIV/AIDS Challenges in the Context of MDGs Four, Five, and Six
- Dr. R.J. Simonds, Vice President, Program Innovation and Policy, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
- Dr. Mubashar Sheikh, Executive Director of the Global Health Workforce Alliance
- Dr. Seth Berkely, President, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI)
- Dr. Christopher Elias, President and CEO, PATH
September 21, 8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. ET
UN Delegate Dining Hall
New York, NY 10017
"Botswana’s Experience with Integrated Approach to HIV/AIDS Challenges in the Context of MDGs Four, Five, and Six" is a panelist session at the 2010 United Nations Millennium Development Goals Summit in New York, New York. Panelists from the global health community, including Ric Marlink, Foundation Senior Adviser for Medical & Scientific Affairs, will discuss how Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) four, five, and six can be interlinked to one another and other MDGs, to support a more integrated movement to reach the global health objectives set by the UN. A case study from Botswana will be presented as an example of successful integration of the MDG efforts, with specific examples from the Foundation, and other panelists.
Learn more about the MDG summit here