The next Extreme Poverty Research Group (EPRG) was held on Thursday July 12, 2012, with the theme: “Health Matters from an Extreme Poverty Perspective”.
The event was held at Summer Palace, 35 Suhrawardy Avenue, Baridhara, Dhaka, and was chaired by Dr. Munir (Programme Director Hunger and Household Economic Security, Save the Children)
The agenda for the event was as follows:
9.30-9.50am: Introduction by Colin Risner, shiree
9.50–10.10am: “Ignoring the Gap and our Role” – Dr. Munir, Save the Children
10.10–10.40am: “Health Inequities: the Relationship between Poverty and Health” – Thibaut Williams and Dr. Sukumar, USAID
10.50-12.50pm: “Writeshop Key Research Findings” – Research Officers
12.50- 1.30pm- Lunch
1.30-2.10: “Health Care of the Ultra Poor: BRAC’s Experience” – BRAC CFPR
2.10-2.50: “Good Health: the Breaker of the Poverty Cycle” – Md. Abdul Momin, CLP
2.50-3.00 – Break
3.00-3.40: “Breaking Barriers, Maximising Gains: addressing ill health in extreme poor livelihood programs” – Sam Beckwith, shiree
3.40-4.00 – Closing Remarks
Please contact Kira Galbraith (Associate Programmes and Advocacy Manager) at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.