Wilson Center to Host Policy Dialogue on Training Skilled Birth Attendants

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By: Katie Millar, Technical Writer, Women and Health Initiative, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Skilled birth attendants are one of the most effective tools to decreasing maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity. Although many women do not receive skilled care. One way to ensure women have this care is to ensure providers can provide it.

This Tuesday, September 30th, The Wilson Center will hold the policy dialogue, Innovative Training of Birth Attendants, to discuss innovative, technology-drive training models in low-resource settings. Experts from UNFP, Jhpiego, and Dartmouth Medical School will gather with the Maternal Health Initiative at the Wilson Center to share their models and next steps for promoting healthy deliveries for moms around the world.

Interested in attending in Washington, D.C.? RSVP here to attend in person or join us for the live webcast by visiting the event home page from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm EDT this Tuesday.