Third International Steering Committee meeting for 8th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights

Third International Steering Committee meeting for 8th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights was held from 4th to 5th February, 2015 at Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association, Naypyitaw, Myanmar.
Two days meeting was attended by (13) ISC members, (4) members of National Advisory Group, (14) special invitees and secretariat staff of 8th APCRSHR programme, MMCWA.
National consultant, HE Deputy Minister Dr. Thein Thein Htay delivered the opening speech in which she welcomed all the Regional partners and Researchers, together with civil society organizations working in the field of SRHR to participate in the Conference Programme and other Programme features.
The president of MMCWA, Daw Thazin Nwe, convener of the host country Myanmar gave the welcome remarks and after which she discussed on the Programme plans and Budget.
Programme coordinator, Dr. May Marlar explained the Progress report of 8th APCRSHR and the meeting continued with open discussions. The responsible persons who are the chairs of Scientific Committee, Logistics Committee, Finance Committee and Communication Committee discussed on the relevant questions raised by the attendees.
After the first day, the recommendations on 3rd ISC meeting was agreed for dissemination among all ISC members. The plan for 4th ISC meeting was discussed and agreed to held in August, 2015 after the deadline of Abstract submissions through Oxford software by the presenters. The next host of the 9th APCRSHR is agreed to convene by the Vietnam, Public Health Association and Mr. Dat Van Duong of Vietnam Team received the official agreement letter handed over by the convener, Daw Thazin Nwe.