Podcast: Chris Murray Discusses His Recent Research that Suggests a Drop in Global Maternal Deaths

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EarthSky: A Clear Voice for Science has posted two podcast interviews with Chris Murray, director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington—and principal author of  the April 2010 study published in the Lancet that showed a decline in women dying in childbirth around the world.

The first podcast is 90 seconds and the second is 8 minutes.

Murray comments on his recent study and notes that, “The good news is that some countries have proven that we can make progress – countries like Egypt, or Bolivia, or China or even India.”

Click here to access the podcasts–and read the accompanying post by Hilary Andersen on EarthSky.