UNICEF Invite for #EveryChildAlive campaign – panel discussion with Kareena Kapoor, doctor, front line worker and a father on Mother’s Day

Sonia Sarkar <ssarkar@unicef.org> to you & 1 other(s)

Thu, 10 May 2018 18:18:17


UNICEF has launched #EveryChildALIVE, a signature campaign that supports and accelerates India’s efforts to eliminate preventable neonatal deaths by 2030, with a focus on the girl child.

On 13 May2018, which is celebrated worldwide as Mother’s Day, UNICEF India will organize a panel discussion to highlight the importance of mothers and survival of their new-borns in New Delhi.

The panel discussion focusing on “Mothers and their Newborns” will see participation from diverse stakeholders, all of whom play a significant role in supporting mothers take care of their newborns and ensuring that they survive.

Kareena Kapoor, UNICEF India’s Goodwill Advocate who has been associated with UNICEF for over five years has kindly agreed to be a part of the panel. Ms. Kapoor, who is a mother of a one year old is a supporter of child rights, especially in the context of education and more recently around newborn health, nutrition and development. Her voice and message for millions of young mothers will be impactful in sustaining the important discourse around newborn survival.

Other panelists will include a frontline worker and a father who will speak about their experiences. Please find their profiles attached.

Who:    Kareena Kapoor Khan, UNICEF Goodwill Advocate

Dr. Henk Bekedam, WHO Representative

Doctor from Orissa, Dr. Hota,

Father from West Bengal , Mr Shiekh Mohammed Ali

ASHA health worker from Ms Uttar Pradesh, Uma Devi

Where: Jacaranda Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

When: May 13, 2018

Lunch: 1:30 pm- 2:45 pm

Panel Discussion: 3:15 pm- 4:15 pm

You are cordially invited to join us for the panel  discussion.

Kind Regards,

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