NGO's and Academics to give evidence on the future of DFIDs programme in India

07 February 2011

The Committee will take evidence on Tuesday 8 February at 10.30 from witnesses:

  • Professor Lawrence Haddad, Director, Institute of Development Studies
  • Professor Robert Chambers, Research Associate, Institute of Dev

At 11.30 (approximately)

  • Toby Porter, Director of Government Partnerships, Save the Children UK
  • Dr David Osrin, Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action, India, and Fellow, UCL Centre for International Health and Development

The session will focus on health and related social issues within India, and their implications for the future of the UK’s development relationship with the country. The first panel will focus on two key development priorities in India, sanitation and undernutrition. The second panel will focus on other major health issues with a particular emphasis on maternal and child health.


Committee Membership is as follows: Malcolm Bruce MP, Chairman (Lib Dem, Gordon), Hugh Bayley MP, (Lab, City of York), Richard Burden MP, (Lab, Birmingham, Northfield), Mr James Clappison MP, (Con, Hertsmere), Richard Harrington MP, (Con, Watford), Pauline Latham MP, (Con, Mid Derbyshire), Jeremy Lefroy (Con, Stafford), Mr Michael McCann MP, (Labour, East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow), Alison McGovern MP, (Labour, Wirral South), Anas Sarwar MP, (Lab, Glasgow Central), Chris White MP, (Con, Warwick and Leamington).

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