World Health Assembly 2014 — 3 things to look out for in Geneva

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Written by Cécile Vernant, head of EU advocacy for Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung on the Devex blog

“This week, the World Health Assembly in Geneva brings with it a packed agenda and a whole host of questions around a number of key issues for global health policy makers.

In a critical period for the crafting of the post-2015 framework, this WHA will provide important signposts as to the likely focus and priorities ahead of September’s U.N. General Assembly in New York. A key focus of these discussions is likely to center on maternal and child health, especially given the lack of progress made on the health Millennium Development Goals.

As we head toward an exciting week of discussion and debate, there are three key issues to watch out for:

1. Charting a course for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health.

Of all the issues up for discussion during the WHA, reproductive…

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