11 April 2018 – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has graciously agreed to become patron of the PMNCH Partners’ Forum taking place in New Delhi on 12 to 13 December 2018. A delegation of global champions led by incoming PMNCH Board Chair Dr Michelle Bachelet paid a visit to Modi following a global kick-off event for the Partners’ Forum that included celebrity and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra and Indian Minister of Health JP Nadda. 11 April 2018 – At a high-level panel discussion to formally announce the 2018 Partners’ Forum, the 12 country case studies on Success Factors for collaborating across sectors were unveiled by incoming PMNCH Board Chair, Dr Michelle Bachelet. The organization of the process of child development case studies are inspiring examples from countries all over the world of cross-sectoral collaborations to improve the health and well-being of women, children and adolescents.
Assembly in Geneva, PMNCH Executive Director Helga Fogstad announced a new partnership with IPU. How gender-responsive are the world’s most influential global health organisations? Global advocacy initiative launches to understand and demand quality healthcare for women and girls With growing consensus among global and national health leaders that quality healthcare for women and girls is vital if we are going to achieve related SDGs and universal health coverage, PMNCH along with leading global health and development organizations have come together on International Day for Maternal Health and Rights to launch the What Women Want campaign. AYC Leadership builds a plan of action for adolescent health and wellbeing At the end of February 2018, PMNCH hosted an AY constituency leadership retreat in Geneva.
The two-day meeting resulted in some concrete action points that would define the next steps in delivering the 2018 workplan as well as leverage resources in countries such as CSO networks and youth channels to build capacity, support roll out of Advocating for change for adolescents! Working together, our goal is a world in which all women, newborns, children and adolescents not only are healthy, but thrive. This article is written like a personal reflection or opinion essay that states a Wikipedia editor’s personal feelings about a topic. Organization development as a practice involves an ongoing, systematic process of implementing effective organizational change. OD is both a field of applied science focused on understanding and managing organizational change and a field of scientific study and inquiry. Organization development, as a growing field, is responsive to many new approaches.