Call for Nominations – Solutions for Global Health: Global South-South Development Expo 2009

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Special Unit for South-South Cooperation invite you to nominate a project or program that has provided a successful solution to a public health problem through effective leadership, innovation, and partnership.

Who can participate?

Any public or private institution, group or project that have made significant contributions to human development in the global south and that has provided solutions to address global health that could be replicated, scaled up or adapted across developing countries. The South Development Solution (SDS) could be a Southern-grown solution, a South-South partnership solution, a North-South-South triangular partnership solution, a South-South-Multilateral Organization solution, a Public-Private partnership solution and/or combination of these.

The deadline for submission of the nomination form is October 30th.

Criteria for Nomination

An independent committee will review all submissions to select the three South Development Initiatives that have provided a successful solution to a public health problem through effective leadership, innovation, and partnership.

Nominated initiatives should have some of all of the following attributes:

1. South priority/demand driven

2. South ownership

3. South leadership

4. Broad-based partnership

5. Innovation

6. Efficiency

7. Sustainability

8. Scalability

The best selected solutions in Global Health will receive:

  • An opportunity to exhibit the initiative at the Global South-South Development Expo in the World Bank Main Complex.
  • The opportunity to interact with partners and donors interested in funding or replicating the initiative in other developing countries.
  • A Commemorative plaque at the Special Ceremony with World Leaders.
For more information go to this link: www.paho.org/gssdexpo09

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