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Health Systems Strengthening - DFID give evidence

8 July 2014

The International Development Committee will hold its final evidence session for the Health Systems Strengthening inquiry on Thursday 10 July.


Thursday 10 July, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 10.00am

  • Dr Kalipso Chalkidou, Director, NICE International
  • Dr John Howard, Chair, International Forum of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges
  • Dr Michael Johnson, Head of Technical Advice and Partnerships, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

At 10.45am

  • Lynne Featherstone MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State
  • Jane Edmondson, Head of Human Development Department
  • Angela Spilsbury, Senior Health Adviser based in Ethiopia

Purpose of the Session

The first panel will focus on issues of DFID's funding for multilaterals, whether its health support is effectively targeted and whether it could make use of UK expertise, including that in the NHS. The second panel will give Members the opportunity to question the Minister on the issues raised in evidence to the Committee.

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