WHO Director-General Margaret Chan and U of T Professor Alan Bocking reunite at Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Summit in Toronto

Margaret Chan and Alan Bocking (May 2014)

Professor Alan Bocking, coordinator of Research for AMPATH-UofT, represented AMPATH-Reproductive Health at the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) Summit in Toronto from 28 to 30 May 2014. The Summit was organized by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to focus attention on reducing the preventable deaths of newborns, mothers and children under the age of five in developing countries. It brought together global leaders and Canadian experts to galvanize support for the next phase of efforts and ensure that maternal, newborn and child health remains a global priority.

Professor Bocking was reunited with Dr. Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization at the Summit. They were medical school classmates at the Univeristy of Western Ontario.

Read more about this important Summit at: http://mnch.international.gc.ca/index-en.html

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