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Bringing Justice to Health

Tuesday, October 22
 
 
6:30 a.m.
Breakfast
 
Hotel restaurant
 
Registration and distribution of materials
 
 
9:30 a.m.
Welcome
 
Introductions
 
- Binaifer Nowrojee (OSIEA)
 
- Facilitated icebreaker exercise
 
 
10:30 a.m.
Meeting context and background
 
- Co-organizers (LAHI, OSJI, Namati)
 
 
10:45 a.m.
Coffee break
 
 
11:15 a.m.
Empowering marginalized communities using paralegals
 
Moderator: Daniel Wolfe (International Harm Reduction Development Program, OSF)
 
- Andrey Rylkov Foundation, Russia (Mikhail Golichenko)
 
- Association for Emancipation, Solidarity and Equality of Women (ESE) and Charitable
 
- Association of Roma (KHAM), Macedonia (Jasminka Friscik (ESE) and Romina Kajtazova (KHAM))
 
- LBH Masyarakat, Indonesia (Ricky Gunawan)
 
- Women’s Legal Centre and Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Task Force (SWEAT), South Africa (Stacey-Leigh Manoek and Ncumisa Sonandi)
 
 
12:45 p.m.
Lunch
 
 
2:00 p.m.
Bringing justice into health settings
 
Moderator: Anne Gathumbi (Sexual Health and Rights Project, OSF)
 
- HIV Care Settings:
 
Legal Aid Centre of Eldoret (LACE), Kenya (Milkah Murugi)
 
Uganda Network on Law, Ethics and HIV/AIDS (UGANET), Uganda (Dora Kiconko Musinguzi)
 
- Palliative Care Settings: African Palliative Care Association (APCA), Uganda (Fatia Kiyange)
 
- Harm Reduction Sites: Healthy Options Project Skopje (HOPS), Macedonia (Natasa Boshkova)
 
 
3:30 p.m.
Coffee break
 
 
4:00 p.m.
What constitutes good practice in implementing access to justice projects for marginalized and criminalized communities?
 
Moderator: Lotta Teale (Open Society Justice Initiative)
 
Group discussions on:
 
- Engaging Marginalized & Criminalized Communities (Facilitator: Sebastian Kohn, OSF)
 
- Partnerships/Referrals (Facilitator: Lotta Teale, OSF)
 
- Monitoring (Facilitator: Peter Chapman, OSF)
 
- Advocacy/Strategic Litigation (Facilitator: Tamar Ezer, OSF)
 
 
5:30 p.m.
Wrap-up of Day 1
 
- Co-organizers (LAHI, OSJI, Namati)
 
 
5:45 p.m.
Free time; dinner on per diems
 
 
Wednesday, October 23
 
 
6:30 a.m.
Breakfast
 
 
9:30 a.m.
Summary of Day 1
 
- Jaki Mbogo (OSIEA), Allan Maleche (KELIN), Sebastian Krueger (OSF)
 
 
9:45 a.m.
Promoting access to justice for marginalized/ criminalized populations: other approaches
 
Moderator: Tamar Ezer (Law and Health Initiative, OSF)
 
- Increasing access to justice for people who use drugs via virtual legal aid: Hand-Help.ru, Russia (video screening introduced by Mikhail Golichenko)
 
- Collaborating with community legal structures: KELIN, Kenya (Allan Maleche)  
 
- Working with intellectually challenged survivors of sexual and gender-based violence: Coalition on Violence Against Women (COVAW), Kenya (Saida Ali)
 
 
11:15 a.m.
Coffee break
 
 
11:45 a.m.
Combining social accountability and legal empowerment approaches
 
Moderator: Cynthia Eyakuze (Accountability and Monitoring in Health Initiative, OSF)
 
Moderated discussion with:
 
- Sonkita Conteh (Namati, Sierra Leone)
 
- Nadja Remane Gomes (Pfuka U Hanya, Mozambique)
 
- Ellie Feinglass (Namati, Mozambique)
 
- Jasminka Friscik (ESE- Association for Emancipation, Solidarity and Equality of Women, Macedonia)
 
- Vinay Viswanatha (Accountability and Monitoring in Health Initiative, OSF)
 
 
1:15 p.m.
Lunch
 
 
2:15 p.m.
Making the case for access to justice interventions: presentations and discussion
 
Moderator: Zaza Namoradze (Open Society Justice Initiative)
 
Discussant: Daniel Wolfe, International Harm Reduction Development Program, OSF
 
- Making the case for access to justice interventions as a critical component of the response to HIV: Susan Timberlake (UNAIDS)
 
- Making the case for the many benefits of legal empowerment: Vivek Maru (Namati)
 
- What we have learned from the evaluation of the impact of integrating legal services into health care service points in Kenya: Patricia Kameri-Mbote (University of Nairobi)
 
- Making the case for a realistic and feasible research agenda for the future: Stefan Baral (Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health)
 
 
3:45 p.m.
Coffee break
 
 
4:00 p.m.
Sharing of resources for meeting participants
 
Moderator: Ralf Jurgens (Law and Health Initiative, OSF)
 
- The Global Legal Empowerment Network: Abigail Moi (Namati)
 
- IDLO’s work and resources on access to justice: Naomi Burke-Shyne (IDLO)
 
- UNDP’s work and resources on access to justice: Vivek Divan (UNDP)
 
- UNAIDS’ Strategy and the centrality of access to justice interventions: Susan Timberlake (UNAIDS)
 
 
4:45 p.m.
Sharing of lessons learned
 
Moderator: Krista Lauer (Global Health Financing Initiative, OSF)
 
- All participants
 
 
5:30 p.m.
Closing remarks
 
- Co-organizers
 
 
6:30 p.m.
Reception and group dinner at the Safari Park Hotel’s Kumbaya Gardens
 
 
 
 
 
 
Friday October 25
 
 
Starting 6.30a.m.
Breakfast
 
Hotel Restaurant
 
 
9.00 a.m.
Welcome, opening remarks, and screening of video
 
OSF, Namati
 
 
9:30 a.m.
Introductions
 
Meeting participants
 
 
10:00 a.m.
Our collective work on health and access to justice
 
A moderated discussion of why participants are interested in programming at the intersection of access to justice and health and what they are hoping to learn from the meeting
 
Moderator: Krista Lauer (Global Health Financing Initiative, OSF)
 
Meeting participants
 
 
10:30 a.m.
Coffee Break
 
 
10:45 a.m.
Profiles of access to justice and health programs for marginalized/ criminalized
 populations
 
A moderated discussion with panelists and meeting participants
 
Moderators: Anne Gathumbi (Sexual Health and Rights Project, OSF) and Daniel Wolfe (International Harm Reduction Development Program, OSF)
 
- KELIN, Kenya (access to justice for widows affected by HIV)     
 
- Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association (KEHPCA), Kenya (access to justice for palliative care patients)   
 
- Omari Project, Kenya (access to justice for people who use drugs)                     
 
- Pfuka U Hanya, Mozambique (combining access to justice and social accountability for health)
 
- Women’s Legal Centre (WLC) and Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Task Force (SWEAT), South Africa (access to justice for sex workers)
 
 
12:15 p.m.
Coffee Break
 
 
12:30 p.m.
Increasing the resource base for access to justice and health programming for marginalized populations: obstacles and opportunities
 
Moderator: Julia Greenberg, Consultant
 
Two short presentations (on the donor landscape for access to justice and health, by Julia Greenberg, and on the evidence of the health impact of access to justice interventions, by Stefan Baral, Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health), followed by discussion
 
- Representatives, bilateral donors
 
- Representatives, private donors
 
- Representative, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
 
Framing questions:
 
- What are the opportunities for increasing funding for this work?
 
- What are the institutional and environmental/political barriers?
 
- What are the opportunities for collaboration?
 
 
2:00 p.m.
Close
 
 
2:15 p.m.
Lunch


 

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