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Ipas, in collaboration with the African Network on Medical Abortion, the African Women’s Development and Communication Network (better known as FEMNET), the Ghana Ministry of Health, the International Planned Parenthood Federation Africa Regional Office, Marie Stopes International and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, is pleased to invite you to a conference, Keeping Our Promise: Addressing Unsafe Abortion in Africa, to be held in Accra, Ghana from November 8-11, 2010 at the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons.
The conference will focus on unsafe abortion as a critical issue for reproductive health and rights in Africa and for achieving the Millennium Development Goal 5 to reduce maternal mortality. The conference agenda will include:
Please RSVP by replying to this email within two weeks and let us know if you will be able to attend. Financial sponsorship opportunities will be available to support airfare, hotel and travel expenses. If you are unable to attend and wish to nominate someone in your place, please respond with the name and contact details of that person and include a brief statement of why you feel they would be appropriate for this event. A formal invitation letter will be sent shortly once we have received all RSVPs.
More information is available on the conference website. Please bookmarkwww.ipasevents.org/ghanaconference and check back regularly for updates.
We look forward to seeing you in November for an exciting and productive event!
Ambassador Dr. Eunice Brookman-Amissah, MB.ChB, FWACP. FRCOG
Ipas Vice President for Africa
Dr. Koma S. Jehu-Appiah, MD, MPH
Ipas Country Director, Ghana
Monday, July 26, 2010
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