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International Child Health Group and CHIFA present a thematic discussion on the Sustainable Development Goals and lifesaving interventions for children

Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
What do the new SDGs mean for the future of global child health and the availability and access to lifesaving interventions? – A chance to engage with, learn about and discuss the SDGs in a global forum. SDG 3.2: By 2030, end preventable deaths of newborns and children under 5 years of age, with all countries aiming to reduce neonatal mortality to at least as low as 12 per 1,000 live births and under-5 mortality to at least as low as 25 per 1,000 live births

New sponsored discussion on HIFA: CHW Data for Decision Making

Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015
For the month of September, the One Million Community Health Workers (1mCHW) Campaign and mPowering Frontline Health Workers are supporting HIFA to hold an in-depth exploration around the need for improved data on community health worker (CHW) programs, and how we can meet these needs in the post-2015 era. Read more below and here.

Manila Declaration on the availability and use of health research information in and for low- and middle-income countries in the Asia Pacific Region

Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The Manila Declaration was officially launched today at the Global Forum for Health Research and Innovation, Manila, and is available here.

Access to research for health – Live global Tweetchat: 26 August

Date: Monday, August 24, 2015
Building on the rich discussions of the past five weeks, HIFA is delighted to be hosting its first global tweet chat to coincide with this weeks Forum 2015. We encourage everyone to join the chat by logging on to twitter and following HIFA_Org and searching the hashtag #A2R4H15. Please share widely amongst your networks. Download the publicity flyer here

HIFA welcomes five new Supporting Organisations from Germany, India, Nigeria, UK and USA

Date: Saturday, August 1, 2015
The HIFA Steering Group is delighted to announce five new HIFA Supporting Organisations from Germany, India, Nigeria, UK and USA: 1. Foundation for Mother and Child Health works to improve the lives of mothers and children in local communities by providing programmes focused on health, nutrition, education and sustainable skills training. FMCH is based in the UK. 2. Holistic Healthcare and Research Centre is based in Hyderabad, India and provides care for patients suffering with chronic diseases. 3.


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