Events

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Expanding Access to Essential Maternal Health Commodities

November 30, 2010 // 8:30am10:30am
The ninth meeting of the 2009-2010 Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health series addresses the challenges and strategies for expanding access to maternal health commodities.
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New Applications for Existing Technologies to Improve Maternal Health

October 27, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Josh Nesbit, Alain Labrique, and David Aylward discuss the role of Information and Communication Technologies in the prevention of maternal mortality.
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Improving Monitoring, Transparency, and Accountability for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health

September 08, 2010 // 10:00am12:00pm
Panelists discuss strategies for improving maternal health evaluation methods while balancing the interests of donors and beneficiaries during the seventh meeting of the Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health series.
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The Impact of Maternal Mortality and Morbidity on Economic Development

July 29, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
The sixth meeting of the Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health Series addresses the economic impact of maternal mortality, and provides evidence of the need for increased investment in maternal health.
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Improving Transportation and Referral for Maternal Health

May 20, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
As part of the Maternal Health Dialogue Series, experts discuss their experiences, and share lessons, challenges, and recommendations for improving transportation and referral for maternal health.
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Family Planning in Fragile States: Overcoming Cultural and Financial Barriers

April 29, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
OB/GYNs from Nigeria, Pakistan, and Chad offer strategies to overcome the significant cultural and financial barriers facing family planning in fragile states.
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Forging a Golden Middle Path?Growing Activism in China's Green, HIV/AIDS, and GLBT Nongovernmental Organizations

April 14, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Timothy Hildebrandt, Center for Asian Democracy at the University of Louisville; Liu Jiangqiang, Peking University Center for Nature and Society and Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley
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Maintaining the Momentum: Highlights From the Uganda International Conference on Family Planning

March 16, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
The landmark conference has renewed interest in family planning and reproductive health among African leaders and development partners. Experts discuss the conference and what it means for the future of family planning in Africa.
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Maternal and Newborn Health as a Priority for Strengthening Health Systems

March 08, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Experts discuss how prioritizing key maternal health indicators can improve health systems and support the implementation of evidence-based interventions.
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Human Resources for Maternal Health: Midwives, TBAs, and Task-Shifting

January 06, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
"Pregnancy is not a disease, a woman should not die of pregnancy…it doesn't need a new drug…it doesn't need research – we just need skilled workforce at different levels," argues Seble Frehywot of George Washington University, at the second event of the Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health Series.

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Experts & Staff

  • Roger-Mark De Souza // Director of Population, Environmental Security, and Resilience, Wilson Center
  • Sandeep Bathala // Senior Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative
  • Katrina Braxton // Program Assistant, Maternal Health Initiative
  • Schuyler Null // Writer/Editor, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative