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On Friday, September 12, 2008, Christoph Trebesch of the Free University of Berlin presented his findings from a paper on "Explaining Labour Market Inactivity in Migrant-Sending Families," which included a new perspective on the impact of migration and remittances on time allocation in migrant-sending families. David Grigorian of the International Monetary Fund served as a discussant and Michael Clemens, Center for Global Development, moderated the event.
Every year, more than 5 million women, children and adolescents die from preventable conditions, due to a significant financing gap for healthcare for women, children and adolescents, and inadequate incentives for provision and use of quality health services, among other factors. The Global Financing Facility (GFF) in support of Every Woman Every Child is a new approach to sustainable global health financing that is supporting countries’ approaches to financing and investing in the health of their people.