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05/29/2014 02:12 EDT | Updated 07/29/2014 05:59 EDT

Stephen Harper to make announcement at maternal health summit

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is expected to make an announcement on the sidelines of the government's maternal, newborn and child health summit at 2:20 p.m. ET today.

He will be joined by his wife Laureen, Queen Rania Al-Abdullah of Jordan, Tanzania​n President Jakaya Kikwete, Melinda Gates, and parliamentary secretary to the international development minister Lois Brown.

CBCNews.ca will be livestreaming the announcement.

- On mobile? Watch Stephen Harper's announcement live HERE 

Today is day two of the Saving Every Woman, Every Child: Within Arm's Reach global health summit, featuring keynote speeches from Queen Rania and Gates. The event wraps up tomorrow.