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Event: Health Swaps in Sub-Saharan Africa


9 Jun 2010
by Working Group

Swaps Invitation

ACTION presents
Health SWAPS in Sub-Saharan Africa:
Delivering on the Promise?

Moderated by
Robert Hecht
Managing Director, Results for Development Institute

Wednesday, June 16, 2010
7:00pm–9:00pm
*Food and drinks will be served*

at
the Omni Shoreham Hotel
(Capitol Room)

2500 Calvert Street Northwest

RSVP to Mandy Slutsker
mslutsker@results.org

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Sector-wide approaches (SWAps) were conceived as a way to drive improvements in health outcomes. After a decade of implementation, have they? ACTION (Advocacy to Control TB Internationally), with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, will present new research on the extent to which health SWAps appear to be linked to improvements in TB and other health outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa.

ACTION is hosted by RESULTS Educational Fund.

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