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The road to Taormina: building the foundations of renewed trust

With just over two months until the G7 member states convene for the 43rd summit in Taormina, Italy, ministerial meetings are well underway, the priorities have been identified by the host nation, and civil society organizations are engaging with governments to influence the outcome. 

The Italian G7 presidency has established its mission – building the foundations of renewed trust - and published its priorities. Italy aims to achieve its mission through three core pillars:   

Improving Global Health Through Mobile Technologies

Information and communications technology (ICT) has begun to infiltrate every aspect of the human experience. It is changing not only the way that we communicate and connect with one another, but how we access and deliver health services.

Health Information Systems in Developing Countries

Health Information Systems (HIS) are critical not only for assessing the health needs of populations, but also for planning, administration, and financial management of health interventions. The contributions of HIS are especially important in global health for low-income countries where inadequate health infrastructure, political uncertainty, and economic disruption require careful stewardship of valuable resources.

Recent News

Mar 21, 2017
The 6th Solar Cookers International (SCI) World Conference 2017 in India broke new ground as it advanced solar cooking globally through new connections, information-sharing, and feedback on new projects advancing the solar cooking community.  Solar cooking is an appropriate technology that improves human health, reduces poverty, protects the...
Oct 11, 2016
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (Monday October 10, 2016) – As the death toll in Haiti from Hurricane Mathew continues to mount by the hour, Save the Children has joined the ministry of health, other major humanitarian aid organizations and UN agencies in calling for an expedited response to the disaster including providing immediate relief supplies to head off...
Jun 09, 2016
SAN DIEGO – June 9, 2016 - A team of volunteer ear, nose, and throat (ENT) doctors and nurses sent by San Diego-based International Relief Teams (IRT) will head to Sula, Honduras on Saturday, June 11 to provide much needed surgery to one of Honduras’ poorest communities. During the one-week clinic, the team of eight volunteers will perform 35-40...