India holds national summit on child survival, development

Published on February 10, 2013 at 9:27 PM · No Comments

"[M]ore than 200 delegates ranging from policymakers and representatives of development agencies to global health practitioners and civil society members" are gathering in India this week for a national summit on the "Call to Action for Child Survival and Development," IIP Digital reports. The event, "jointly organized by India's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, UNICEF and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will be an opportunity for participants to share experiences and pledge to meet India's child survival and development goals, USAID said in a February 5 press release," the news service notes (2/6). "The summit is expected to discuss 10 themes related to child survival and development and the topics include newborn health and child survival, interventions for preventing diarrhea, social determinants of child survival, nutrition and others," states.

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