Inaugural Meeting for the Maternal and Child Survival Project
Date: 19-21 January 2015
Venue: Ankara - Türkiye

As part of the implementation of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Strategic Health Programme of Action (SHPA), the OIC General Secretariat, SESRIC and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) in partnership with the United States Agency for International development (USAID) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have initiated the “Maternal and Child Survival Project.” The inaugural meeting for the Maternal and Child Survival Project took place in Ankara, Turkey between the period 19-21 January 2015 with participation of 7 OIC member countries that are: Afghanistan, Cameroon, Chad, Guinea, Mauritania, Nigeria and Somalia.

The Maternal and Child Survival Project aims at supporting selected OIC member countries in addressing high maternal and child mortality burdens by promoting the transfer of knowledge and expertise to the selected OIC member countries and ensuring they are in alignment with global practices in the areas of maternal and child survival.