The Virtual Conference will start at 7:00 AM (EST) and
end at 11:00 aM (EST)

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7:00 AM (EST) – 7:15 AM (EST): Welcome / Introduction  - Global 

Session I

7:15 AM (EST) – 7:45 AM (EST): “Locally appropriate safe disposal systems for MHM facilities in schools of Sri Lanka: From open dumping to incineration” by Nilusha Patabendi from UNICEF and Mr Shanthasiri from NWSBD Sri Lanka

7:45 AM (EST) – 8:15 AM (EST): “Oky Period Tracker App for Girls - Putting girls at the heart of digital solutions for menstrual health and hygiene” by Gerda Binder from UNICEF - Mongolia, Indonesia 

8:15 AM (EST) – 8:45 AM (EST): “The Case for Trade Finance in the Pacific: Creating Inclusive MH Markets Using Innovative Finance” by Milena Bacalja Perianes and the Criterion Institute - Pacific Islands 

8:45 AM (EST) – 9:00 AM (EST): Discussants panel TBA

Session II

9:00 AM (EST) – 9:30 AM (EST): Panel Discussion, discussants TBA

Session III

9:30 AM (EST) – 10:00 AM (EST): “A new way to measure girls’ menstrual experiences: The Menstrual Practice Needs Scale (MPNS-36)” presented by Julie Hennegan from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health - Uganda

10:00 AM (EST) – 10:30 AM (EST):  “Girl Talk: Sesame Street’s Foray into Menstrual Hygiene Management” presented by Alyson Moskowitz and the Sesame Workshop - Zimbabwe 

10:30 AM (EST) – 10:45 AM (EST): Discussants panel TBA 

10:45 AM (EST) – 11:00 AM (EST): Closing Remarks 

Photograph credits: © UNICEF/UN0269634/Hajra