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A Photo Exhibit Documenting How Medicines Help Women Deliver and Improve Life

A special invitation from our colleagues at PATH:

Ripple Effect: A photo exhibit documenting how medicines help women deliver and improve life

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2012

Time: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Place: Volvo Hall, Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10016

RSVP: Please RSVP no later than Wednesday, September 19 to Lizzie Cohen at advocacy@path.org or call 202-540-4471.

More info about the event from PATH:
Becoming a mom is usually a special, joyous event. But for many women in developing countries, childbirth can be life-threatening.

Imagine a woman in labor arriving at a clinic, minutes away from delivering her baby only to find that the basic medical equipment, medicines, and health staff aren’t there.
Sadly, a woman dies every two minutes from pregnancy-related complications around the world. Access to essential maternal health supplies, including medicines, contraceptives, and simple equipment used during childbirth, is often a hidden part of the solution.

Please join PATH for a photo exhibit and reception following the United Nations General Assembly to highlight the specific ways that low-cost medicines and other supplies transform maternal health. Ripple Effect will feature photographs of the women affected by this issue and the stories of partner organizations working to ensure that no woman dies giving life.

Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served.

PATH is an international nonprofit organization that transforms global health through innovation. We take an entrepreneurial approach to developing and delivering high-impact, low-cost solutions, from lifesaving vaccines and devices to collaborative programs with communities. Through our work in more than 70 countries, PATH and our partners empower people to achieve their full potential.

Photo: PATH/Gabe Bienczycki

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