Parallel Thematic Session 1
Harnessing Local Innovations on Maternal & Child Health (MCH) and Nutrition as Driver for Global Development
Date and Time:
15 October 2018 | 15.00 – 16.30
JICA Expert on Health
dr. Kirana Pritasari
Director General for Public Health, Ministry of Health – Indonesia
World Bank Group
JICA Expert on SSTC
Aligned with the spirit of 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) No.3 regarding reproductive, maternal, new born and child health, this thematic breakout session aims to showcase practical strategies and examples for harnessing local innovations in health sector, especially in the issue of reproductive, maternal, new born and child health (MCH). In the context of Indonesia, the issue of MCH has become the priority area and also an important investment asset that will lead to the promotion of overall health. Moreover, through the session, it is also expected for the participants to be exposed to the innovations that have been made in Indonesia that can serve as inspiration for other area or countries.
• How do countries integrate knowledge sharing concepts and implementation into their national development policy strategy?
• How do international institutions support and encourage countries to institutionalize knowledge sharing?