Lessons in rural proofing of health policies, strategies, plans and programmes

On July 15, the launch of a series of webinars on equal opportunities in rural areas will begin with “Lessons in Reviewing Health Policies, Strategies, Plans and Programs in Rural Areas.”

Greetings from the chairman: Theadora Swift Koller, Senior Technical Advisor, Health Equity, World Health Organization / HQ

Presentation on the role of rural proofing strategies, plans and programs for the rural poor:
Theadora Swift Koller, WHO; Ndaya Beltchika, IFAD; and Erdgin Mane, FAO.

Panel with country experiences:
– South Africa: Russell Rensburg, Director of the Rural Health Advocacy Project
– United Kingdom: Brian Wilson, author of the 2020 Rural Proofing for Health Toolkit
– Chile: Josefina Montero, Head of Rural Development Department at the Ministry of Agriculture

Presentation on the OECD Principles on Rural Policy and Rural Sectoral Policy Assessment:
Ana Moreno Monroy, Economist, Rural Development, OECD Center for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities

Presentation of how the UHC Social Inclusion Toolkit can support community engagement in rural assessment:
Kira Koch, Technical Officer, Health Systems Governance and Policy, World Health Organization / HQ

Closing word: Bruce Chater, Chair of the WONCA Working Group on Rural Practices

July 15, 2021, 1pm – 2.30pm CET

Conference ID: 938 6509 8694

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