Published 6 February 2020 in News
On 29-31 January, 2020, our partner ISGlobal co-hosted in Barcelona, in collaboration with the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, Save the Children, and “la Caixa” Banking Foundation, the Global Forum on Childhood Pneumonia “Fighting for Breath”.
Our partner, ISGlobal organized outreach, advocacy and communications activities in the margins of the conference. Among these activities, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez received at la Moncloa a high-level delegation from ISGlobal, UNICEF, BMGF, Gavi, Save the Children and “la Caixa”. At this meeting, PM Sánchez underlined his government’s strong commitment towards children’s health and immunization; he announced the Spanish foreign ministry will shortly produce a new strategy for global health and reiterated the intentions of increasing Spain’s development financing.
Mañana arranca en Barcelona el Foro Global contra la Neumonía Infantil, que pretende impulsar medidas contra una enfermedad que mata cada año a 800.000 niños. Hoy he trasladado a sus promotores el compromiso de España con la salud infantil y con los fondos de ayuda al desarrollo. pic.twitter.com/XMwUeWNAWz
— Pedro Sánchez (@sanchezcastejon) January 28, 2020