Letter of Thanks from the United Nations’ Every Woman Every Child to InStrat CEO Mr. Okuzu for Demonstrating CliniPAK Innovation
1 June 2017
Mr Okey Okuzu
Founder, InStrat Global Health Solutions
Dear Mr. Okuzu
On behalf of the United Nations Every Woman Every Child Innovation Marketplace, the Government of Canada, the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, the Federal Ministry of Health for Nigeria, the United Nations Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada, and the Global Financing Facility for Every Woman Every Child, we’d like to extend our warmest appreciation for accepting to speak and share the CliniPAK Innovation at our high level dinner entitled Innovations to drive maternal, child and adolescent health held on Wednesday,24 May 2017 in Geneva.
The evening was a wonderful demonstration of the impressive innovations existing in the market that can transform health outcomes globally. Participants were all inspired by the home-grown solutions emanating from innovators and entrepreneurs across East Africa and Nigeria. The evening surpassed our expectations in terms of the willingness by Ministers of Health and authorities from health ministries to take on board and roll out some of the innovations that have been curated by the Every Woman Every Child Innovation Marketplace. The bodes well for the goal set by the Marketplace to ensure that the most promising innovations in the RMNCAH space are effectively scaled over the coming years so as to have a substantive impact on the Sustainable Development Goals.
Thank you for your commitment to innovate for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health, and we wish you all the best in continuing your important work.
You can find a short blog post and photos from the event here
Peter A Singer, OC, MD, MPH
CEO of Grand Challenges Canada
Chair of the Every Woman Every Child Innovation Marketplace
On behalf of the Government of Canada, Norad, the Federal Ministry of Health for Nigeria,
the UN Foundation, the Global Financing Facility, and Grand Challenges Canada.