The conference’s objective is to catalyze action on part of the global health and diplomatic communities, practitioners and political leaders to discuss

  • How governments address infectious diseases specifically acute health issues, including Ebloa: implications for health systems, funding streams and local governments. How both health challenges need to be addressed in a difficult economic environment and how successful private and public partnerships can help to overcome some of these challenges.
  • Innovations and recent progress in health technologies and strategies to scale up programs that improve child health, including immunization programs, sexual and reproductive health.
  • The role of faith based organizations in the global health landscape
  • Innovative health and business partnerships in a changing global funding environment
  • Recommendations and promising policy solutions for consideration in the post-2015 development framework

Engagement of the diplomatic community in identifying context-appropriate solutions to major global health challenges and to better understand the potential for increased commitment by the diplomatic community in global health.