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Youth Voices at PMNCH Partners’ Forum 2014

We have been present at the PMNCH Partners’ Forum 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa this week, where close to 200 youth delegates participated and advocated to include youth priorities in the post-2015 agenda. We had the opportunity to be inspired by their leadership and hear their views and recommendations. .

Gogontlejang Phaladi, Botswana

Mohammed Magdy El Khayat, Egypt

Cecilia Garcia Ruiz, Mexico

1. The global community has made significant progress in saving the lives of women and children. What do you think stands out as a key accomplishment?

2. What are some broader economic, health and social benefits from investing in women’s and children’s health?

3. Remaining gaps can be solved through partnership. Globally, where is political will and commitment for children’s health needed most?

Zanele Mabaso, South Africa

Sumaya Saluja, India

Felogene Anumo, Kenya

Felogene reads the youth recommendations that were put together at the Youth Pre-Forum on June 29th, prior to the PMNCH Partners’ Forum. The recommendations were presented at a Laadership Dialogue with Youth including Dr Margaret Chan (WHO), Kathy Calvin (UN Foundation, Babatunde Osotimehin (UNFPA), Amina Mohammed (UN, Post-2015), and Carole Presern (PMNCH). The whole document can be found here.

Melissa Kubvoruno, Zimbabwe

See all of our video coverage from PMNCH Partners’ Forum 2014 here.

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