ACCESS Health steered the discussions on partners’ reflections at a high-level meeting organized by The Rockefeller Foundation in New Delhi on April 28. The meeting was attended by a curated group of partners and Ms. Elizabeth Yee, Executive Vice President, Program Strategy and Chief of Staff at The Rockefeller Foundation.
The Rockefeller Foundation has provided catalytic initial grant support to ACCESS Health International to convene the Global Learning Collaborative for Health Systems Resilience as it techno-managerial secretariat.
The partners lunch on April 28 was anchored by Dr Uma Aysola, Director of Communications, Relations, and Partnerships at ACCESS Health International. She leads this stream of work under the GLC4HSR, responsible for the external communications and outreach of the Collaborative. During the discussion, participants had the opportunity to network, reflect on experiences working with the Foundation, and explore areas for further collaboration.
Furthermore, the discussion was to explore the shared vision for achieving catalytic change in the priority areas identified at the first ever Asia Regional Partners of The Rockefeller Foundation organized on March 22 and 23. That convening brought together 90 plus attendees across geographies to share updates on the work done and plans for the future. It resulted in impactful learnings for the program strategy and operations of the partners.
The April 28 meeting was attended by representatives from 15 plus development sector organizations from India and beyond that are partners of The Rockefeller Foundation. The other attendees included Dr Krishna Reddy Nallamalla, Regional Director, South Asia, ACCESS Health International and Ms Deepali Khanna, Vice President at The Rockefeller Foundation.