September 27: MSH Co-hosts Discussion on Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships to Improve Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is pleased to join the Global Health Council, and PATH, in conjunction with Congressman Russ Carnahan, for a discussion examining the far-reaching multisectoral benefits that stem from successful partnerships.

Monday, September 27
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Congressional Meeting Room South
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
First Street and East Capitol Street, NE
Washington, D.C.

Smita Baruah, Director, Government Relations, Global Health Council

Juan-Carlos Alegre, Director of Monitoring & Evaluation, Management Sciences for Health
Hugh Chang, Director of Special Initiatives, PATH
Joy Marini, Director, Johnson & Johnson
Wendy Taylor, Senior Advisor, Innovative Finance and Public Private Partnerships, USAID

Partnerships between two or more organizations can be effective vehicles for achieving important public health goals, including reducing infant and maternal mortality and morbidity; improving access to primary health care for underserved groups; and providing cost-effective, high-quality, sustainable health services.

In addition to partnerships among different governmental organizations, there are also examples of success from collaborations between NGOs and the private sector. This briefing will discuss strategies for organizing strong partnerships, examine some of the benefits and challenges of partnerships, and offer thoughts on preparing for and implementing them.  It will also provide examples of several successful partnerships that are improving the lives of mothers, newborns, and children globally.

Event is free and open to the public.