The 14th Meeting of the COMCEC Poverty Alleviation Working Group was held on November 6th, 2019 in Ankara, Turkey with the theme of “Child and Maternal Mortality in Islamic Countries”.

The Meeting was attended by the representatives of 16 Member States, which have notified their focal points for the Poverty Alleviation Working Group namely, Afghanistan, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Benin, Egypt, Gambia, Indonesia, Iraq, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and Turkey. Representatives of COMCEC Coordination Office, SESRIC, World Health Organization (WHO) Country Office in Turkey, UNICEF Ankara Office and Doctors Worldwide have also attended the Meeting.

The Representatives of the Member States have shared their experiences, achievements and challenges in maternal and child mortality in their respective countries. The Meeting has considered the Studies “Child and Maternal Mortality in Islamic Countries” commissioned by the COMCEC Coordination Office and the “COMCEC Poverty Outlook 2019” prepared by the COMCEC Coordination Office.

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