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The G8 Muskoka and G20 Toronto Summits Health and Development Outcomes

The G8 Muskoka and G20 Toronto Summits Health and Development Outcomes

On July 7, 2010, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Global Health Policy Center and the Kaiser Family Foundation held a forum with key officials and experts to assess the outcomes of the June 25-27 Group of Eight (G8) and the Group of 20 (G20) Summits held in Canada.

The session examined the Canadian-led maternal and child health initiative, the Muskoka Accountability Report tracking G8 member performance in meeting past commitments, and action on food security and related development issues.

A Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report write-up of the event is available.

Panelists are:


  • Mark Abdoo, Director of Global Health, National Security Council
  • Len Edwards, Prime Minister of Canada’s Personal Representative for the G8/G20 Summits
  • Jennifer Kates, Kaiser Family Foundation Vice President and Director of Global Health Policy and HIV
  • J. Stephen Morrison, CSIS Senior Vice President and Director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center

At the briefing, the Foundation released a report examing Donor Funding for Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries from 2001 to 2008.

Event Date

Jul 07, 2010