Join Global Experts Today to Discuss the Impact of Maternal Death

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Today, in the Leadership Studio at Harvard School of Public Health, experts will gather to discuss the impact of a maternal death on a family and society. A maternal death is a tragedy, but even more is its impact on her family and community both socially and economically. Today’s event, “Women’s Lives Matter: The impact of a maternal death on families and communities,” is hosted by the FXB Center for Health & Human Rights, Family Care International, and the International Center for Research on Women.

You may join us in person or via live webcast at The Leadership Studio at Harvard School of Public Health to discuss how to use research findings to advocate for both funding and policy to sustain reproductive and maternal health efforts throughout the post-2015 agenda.

On the panel are a variety of leaders in maternal heath:

  • Dr. Ana Langer (moderator), Director, Women and Health Imitative
  • Alicia Ely Yamin, Lecturer on Global Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health; and Policy Director, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights
  • Amy Boldosser-Boesch, Interim President & CEO, Family Care International
  • Jeni Klugman, Author, Investing in Women’s Reproductive Health (2013); lead author, Voice and Agency (2014); Senior Adviser, The World Bank Group and Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Rohini Prabha Pande, Lead Researcher, A Price Too High to Bear; and Independent Consultant on Gender and Health

When: Tuesday, October 7th, 2:30-3:30 EDT

Where: Join us for a live webcast by clicking here.

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