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Day 1: Thursday, 14 June, 2012

Session 1
Welcome: Carol Lancaster, Dean, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
Rajiv Shah, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development
Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Minister of Health, Government of Ethiopia
Ghulam Nabi Azad, Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

Session 2
 Johnny Isakson, U.S. Senator, R-GA
Hillary Clinton, U.S. Secretary of State
Ben Affleck, Actor, Director, and Founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative
Dr. Felix Kabange Numbi Mukwampa, Minister of Health, Government of Democratic Republic of the Congo
Julio Frenk, Dean, School of Public Health, Harvard University

Session 3
Panel #1 – A New Approach to Ending Preventable Child Deaths
     Moderator: Linda Douglass, The Atlantic Media Company

  • Maria Da Luz Guebuza, Her Excellency the First Lady of Mozambique
  • Margaret Chan, Director General, World Health Organization
  • Andrew Mitchell, Secretary of State for International Development, United Kingdom Department for International Development
  • Ray Chambers, U.N. Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Malaria

Session 4
Hans Rosling, Karolinska Institute, Sweden 

Session 5
Denis McDonough, Deputy National Security Advisor
Dr. Muhammad Ali Pate
, Minister of Health, Government of Nigeria
Ambassador Sherry Rehman, Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States

Session 6
Spotlight (Video)
Professor Haque, Minister of Health, Government of Bangladesh
Spotlight (Video)
Declaration on Scaling-Up Treatment of Childhood Diarrhea and Pneumonia
Douglas Horswill
, Senior Vice President, Teck

Panel #2: Bending the Curve – the Role of the Private Sector
     Moderator: Femi Oke, International Correspondent, WNYC Radio

  • HRH the Infanta Cristina of Spain, La Caixa Foundation
  • John Cahill, CEO McCann Health
  • Una Ryan, CEO Diagnostics for All
  • Geralyn Ritter, Senior Vice President, Merck

mPowering Frontline Health Workers
Patricia Mechael
, Executive Director, mHealth Alliance

Session 7
Spotlight (Video)
Panel Introduction: Mary Landrieu,
U.S. Senator, D-LA
William Vendley, Secretary General, World Conference of Religions for Peace
Katie Taylor, Executive Director, Center for Interfaith Action

Panel #3: The Critical Role of the Faith Community and Civil Society
     Moderator: Femi Oke, International Correspondent, WNYC Radio

  • Bishop Dr. Sunday N. Onuoha, Executive Director, Nigerian Interfaith Action Association (NIFAA)
  • Kay Warren, Co Founder of Saddleback Church
  • Carolyn Woo, President Catholic Relief Services
  • Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, Executive Vice President, NY Board of Rabbis
  • Cleopatra John Byarugaba, Director U Report, Uganda

Session 8
Panel #3: The Critical Role of the Faith Community and Civil Society (continued)
Spotlight Speaker: Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary
A Promise Renewed Pledge
Anthony Lake, Executive Director, UNICEF
A Promise Renewed Pledge Signing:
     Anthony Lake, Executive Director, UNICEF
     Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary
     Ghulam Nabi Azad, Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
     Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Minister of Health, Government of Ethiopia
Civil Society Statement: Mayowa Joel, Program Director, Communication for Development Centre, Nigeria
Closing Remarks: Anthony Lake, Executive Director, UNICEF

Day 2: Friday, 15 June, 2012

Session 1
Welcome (Video)
Ariel Pablos-Méndez, Assistant Administrator for Global Health, U.S. Agency for International Development
Anthony Lake, Executive Director, UNICEF Opening Keynote Address: "Linking Commitment to Action" (Video)
Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
, Minister of Health, Government of Ethiopia

Session 2
Reducing Child Mortality: What Have We Achieved? (Video)
     Chair: Krishna Tirath, Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Government of India

  • Global Under-Five Mortality: Where Do We Stand Today?
    Robert Black, Johns Hopkins University
  • The Countdown Report: Data, Methods & Country Profiles
    Tessa Wardlaw
    , UNICEF
    James Tibenderana, Malaria Consortium, Uganda, On Behalf of Countdown to 2015

Session 3
Ending Preventable Child Deaths within the Continuum of Care
     Chair: Flavia Bustreo, World Health Organization
     Chair: Ava Marie Coll Seck, Minister of Health, Government of Senegal

  • A Global Road Map for Ending Preventable Child Deaths
    Amie Batson
    , U. S. Agency for International Development
  • Accelerating Progress with Increased Efficiency, Innovation, and Maternal Education
    Chris Murray
    , Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington
  • Innovation to Empower Women and Families
    Jay Naidoo
    , Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
  • 3.1 Million Newborn Deaths: Changing the Trajectory Toward Survival
    Joy Lawn
    , Save the Children
  • Accountability and Measuring Results
    Cristian Baeza, World Bank

Session 4
Lunch Panel: Ensuring That Products Are Where They Are Needed When They Are Needed: The U.N. Commission on Life-Saving Commodities for Women and Children 
Anthony Lake, Executive Director, UNICEF
Tore Godal, Government of Norway
Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA
Zainab Hawa Bangura, Minister of Health and Sanitation, Government of Sierra Leone
Representative of the Government of Nigeria, TBD

Tools for Delivering the Promise
     Chair: Eric Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator
     Chair: Naoyuki Kobayashi, JICA

  • Essential Interventions Across the Continuum of Care
    Carole Presern, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
  • Pneumonia and Diarrhea: Leading Killers, Forgotten Children
    Holly Newby, UNICEF
  • The X Factor: What Matters for Maternal and Child Survival?
    Shyama Kuruvilla, The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health and the World Health Organization
  • Private Enterprise, Public Health: Opportunities for Businesses to Improve Women's and Children's Health
    Gary Cohen
    , Becton Dickinson, On Behalf of The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and the Innovation Working Group in Support of Every Woman, Every Child

Session 5
Putting It All Together: Sustaining Momentum
Chair: Geeta Rao Gupta, UNICEF
Take Home Message: Together We Can End Preventable Child Deaths
Rajiv Shah, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development