FEMNET Report from the 5th Session of the Conference of African Union Ministers of Health (CAMH5)
FEMNET also used the opportunity to showcase the photo exhibition from the East African Caravan on Maternal Health (2010) and lobby experts on gender equality issues pertaining to the right to sexual and reproductive health.[/html]
Windhoek, Namibia, 17-20 April 2011
At the invitation of the AU Department of Social Affairs, FEMNET attended the CAMH5 Experts Meeting in Windhoek, Namibia.
The theme of the conference was “The impact of climate change on health and development in Africa,” however the bulk of the experts meeting focused on the five-year review of scaling up towards Universal Access to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support (part of
the Abuja Call of 2006), the tenth anniversary of the Abuja Declaration on healthcare financing, and maternal and child health issues including implementation of the Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa (CARMMA).