Launch of Women's Health: A New Global Agenda, All Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health

15 February 2016

Portrait of Julian Laird

with Julian Laird
Head of Policy, Development and External Relations

Julian Laird is responsible for the external relations of the School, broadening the impact of our programmes beyond academia, and for the partnerships which sustain and grow our work. Previously, Julian was Director of Development & Communicatio...

The latest policy paper from the Oxford Martin School, ‘Women’s Health: A New Global Agenda’, was launched on 10 February, 2016, at a meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health.

The paper calls for global and national women’s health strategies to focus on non-communicable diseases, which kill more than 18 million women a year worldwide.

It was discussed by a panel that included Dame Una O’Brien, the Permanent Secretary of the Department of Health, Lord Ribeiro, former President of the Royal College of Surgeons, Elizabeth Smith, Head of Profession for Health, Department for International Development, and group Co-Chair Dan Poulter MP.