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“Beating the DRUM”: Development Financing Conference on Domestic Resource Use and Mobilization for accelerating progress towards SDG3+

November 5, 2018

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo, Norway

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This day-long conference, in the lead up to the Global Financing Facility (GFF) Replenishment Event, focuses on the vital role of domestic resource use and mobilization (DRUM) in accelerating progress towards universal health coverage (UHC) and the Sustainable Development Goals. Building on country experiences and the voice of civil society, it will highlight such issues as country challenges and achievements in DRUM and country experiences and needs for effective assistance from multilateral financing agencies. The event is hosted by the Governments of Norway and Burkina Faso, the World Bank Group, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

  • Time

    Event

    Speakers

    08:30

    Welcome remarks

    Nikolai Astrup, Minister of Dev. Coop., Norway

    08:40

    Keynote 1:

    - Burkina Faso’s progress towards UHC and SDG3

    President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, Burkina Faso

    09:00

    Keynote 2 and Panel:

    - Draft Roadmap for a Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and - Well-being for All (20 min)

    - Panel discussion

    Moderator:

    - Tore Godal

    Panelists:

    - Dr Tedros Adhanom, Director-General WHO

    - Nikolai Astrup, Minister of Dev. Coop., Norway

    - Diane Gashumba, Minister of Health, Rwanda

    - Chris Elias, BMGF

    - Sigve Brekke, Telenor, Norway

    10:00

    Coffee Break

     

    10:30

    Background paper presentation

    Christoph Kurowski, WBG

    10:40

    Roundtable 1:

    - How can countries raise more government revenue?

    - How can they give greater priority to health?

    - How can they do so in decentralized systems?

    - What works, what does not work?

     

    Moderator:

    - Annette Dixon, Vice President, WBG

    Panelists:

    - Mr Nhim Kemara, Secretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cambodia

    - Dr Nicolas Meda, Minister of Health, Burkina Faso

    - Dr Isaac Folorunso Adewole, Minister of Health, Nigeria

    - Khuất Thị Hải Oanh, Executive Director, Centre for Supporting - Community Dev. Initiatives, Vietnam

    - Dr David Coady, IMF

    12:00

    Lunch

     

    13:15

    Roundtable 2:

    - How to improve efficiency of spending?

    - How to ensure equity in financing and UHC outcomes?

    - What is the future of health financing – and the role of private sector-led innovations?

     

    Moderator:

    - Professor Ole Frithjof Norheim, University of Bergen, Norway

    Panelists:

    - Mr Zahid Hamdard, DG Budget, Ministry of Finance, Afghanistan

    - Dr Moussa Yattara, Focal point public-private dialogue and partnerships, Ministry of Health, Mali

    - Katja Iversen, Women Deliver

    - Dr Agnes Soucat, Director, WHO

    - Dr Dereje Wordofa ADG, Dept. Executive Director, UNFPA

    14:45

    Coffee Break

     

    15:15

    Roundtable 3:

    - How can global development partners more effectively support DRUM?

    - What are the DRUM and programmatic challenges and opportunities in the transition from external financing?

    - What are the opportunities for innovative financing arrangements in support of DRUM?

     

    Moderator:

    - Dr Gargee Ghosh, BMGF

    Panelists:

    - Minister of Health, Côte d’Ivoire

    - Dr Evanson Githinji Gitahi, Amref Health Africa Group CEO and Co-Chair UHC2030, Kenya

    - Dr Seth Berkley. Executive Director, Gavi

    - Dr Mariam Claeson, Director, GFF

    - Dr Peter Sands, Executive Director, GFATM

    - Mr Michel Sidibé, Executive Director, UNAIDS

    - Dr Tim Evans, Senior Director of the Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice, WBG

     

    16:40

    Closing remarks

    - Observations/perspectives

    - Key take-away messages

    - Closing remarks

     

    - Tikhala Itaye, PMNCH, Malawi

    - Nikolai Astrup, Minister of Dev. Coop., Norway

     

    17:00

    Reception