WHEC: a timeline of milestones and collaborations Dedicated to global women's well-being and health
January; Acknowledgment received from UN Secretary General BAN Ki-moon for the work to advance global agenda in Women's Health.
25 September; Analyzing Progress on Commitments to the Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health; PMNCH 2012 Report and website included WHEC's initiatives and released at 67th General Assembly Session at UN Headquarter, NY
4 May; The Secretariat of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) is pleased to welcome Women's Health and Education Centre as a member of The Partnership -- Hosted by the World Health Organization.
20 September; UN Secretary General BAN Ki-moon's invitation to participate in forum at UN Headquarter, ECOSOC Chamber -- Every Woman Every Child -- The Effort to Advance the Global Strategy.
28 February-12 March; Invited and participated in e-Discussion on Global Public Health jointly organized by United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and United Nations Development Program (UNDP), as part of the preparatory process for the ECOSOC Annual Ministerial Review (AMR).
5 April; Submission of Oral Statements for the 2010 ECOSOC High-Level Segment -- CSO Net.
19 May; Listed in Directory of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) -- Division of Social Policy and Development (DSPD) having established steady working relationships with the Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD), Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), United Nations (UN).
1 July; WHO | The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health | Resources for e-learning publication: WomensHealthSection.com
29 January - 26 February; Invited and participated in e-Discussion on Global Public Health jointly organized by United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and United Nations Development Program (UNDP), as part of the preparatory process for the ECOSOC Annual Ministerial Review (AMR).
31 March; The Project "Continuing Medical Education Initiative for the Globalized World" published on the UN-NGO-IRENE Best Practices Network website.
1 December; Posted on CSO Net, ECOSOC Civil Society Network -- Projects on World Map
29 February; Academic Partnership Unit / Academic Initiative Section / Outreach Division of the United Nations published the article title: Improving maternal Health Through Education -- Safe Motherhood is a Necessity; in UN Chronicle.
23 June; DPI -- NGO accredited Information Program of the Women's Health and Education Center (WHEC) and is invited to continue the project / program, for the next 4 years. Our next quadrennial review is required in 2012.
7 July; NGO Section / DESA, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations at its 2008 Resumed Session, from 29 May-6 June, decided to recommend Special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council to the organization, Women's Health and Education Center (WHEC).
22 July; the Economic and Social Council, at its Substantive Session of July 2008, decided to grant Special consultative status to the organization Women's Health and Education Center (WHEC).
10 October; Invited by Academic Partnership Unit / Academic Initiative Section of the United Nations to participate in the special edition focusing on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Article title: Improving Maternal Health through Education; has been accepted for publication by UN Chronicle.
1 November; article title: Contraception counseling and compliance; published by Bulletin of the World Health Organization. It has become the program/project of WHO.
1st September; Sign Out column (Insights and reflections from thought leaders in obstetrics and gynecology) title: The Internet as a classroom in women's health, published in Contemporary OB/GYN (page 120).
15th October; WHEC Update - A Newsletter of worldwide activity of Women's Health and Education Center (WHEC) launched.
1st November; the article title: Health-care patents and interests of patients, published in Bulletin of the World Health Organization (page 919) Ref. No. 06-033340
14th January; License for Publication signed with Bulletin of the World Health Organization.
7th April; NGO Briefings on World Health Day at the United Nations presented about the mission of Women's Health and Education Center (WHEC) and its Online publication: WomensHealthSection.com
1st July; the article regarding WomensHealthSection.com title: Internet health learning to improve women's health, published as a letter in Bulletin of the World Health Organization (page 557).
29th July; UN Chronicle published the article title: Safe Motherhood -- A Matter of Human Rights and Social Justice, as a lead article for the Millennium Development Goal # 5 (Improve Maternal Health).
25th August; Acknowledgment of the mission of Women's Health and Education Center (WHEC) by Economic and Social Commission for Asia the Pacific (UN ESCAP).
7th December; Letter of Support and Acknowledgment from the United Nations University regarding e-learning publication WomensHealthSection.com
9th January; The Executive Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations Associated with The United Nations Department of Public Information acknowledged the mission of WHEC.
25th October; Letter of Support and Acknowledgement from the World Health Organization.
30th June; The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations of the Department of Public Information (DPI) approved Women's Health and Education Center (WHEC) for association with the Department.
24th October; Online Peer-Reviewed Journal title: WomensHealthSection.com launched in &association with the Department of Public Information of the United Nations and eclecTechs.
12th April; Established to undertake various projects / programs to improve women's health & status worldwide.
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