Women Deliver: Day One in Review

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The Women Deliver conference is officially underway–and in the first day alone several announcements were made that will likely make a significant impact on the maternal health field. Below you will find links to several highlights from yesterday (6/7), day one of Women Deliver 2010.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation commits $1.5 billion to women and children’s health programs.

The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, calls for a joint action plan to accelerate progress on the MDGs.

The Lancet devotes an entire themed issue to Women Deliver.

Global Voices for Maternal Health, a crowd-sourcing initiative of the University of Oxford, launches today.

The UN Foundation previews new campaign, Girl Up.

MDGFive.com launches new media mash-up BETA site.

Unable to attend the conference? Click here for the live webcast.