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Childbirth Should Not Be a Death Sentence: Global Maternal Health and the Impact of COVID-19, Part 2

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

The Women’s Congressional Policy Institute in cooperation with Congresswomen Brenda Lawrence and Debbie Lesko, Co-Chairs, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, and Congresswomen Madeleine Dean and Jenniffer González-Colón, Vice-Chairs, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, hosts the second conversation in a new virtual briefing series.

SPEAKERS

Claudine Mensah Awute, Regional Director, West Africa Region, CARE, who will speak on CARE’s work in preventing maternal deaths in the region of West Africa and the impact of COVID-19 on maternal health.

Dr. Rita Hashemi Salem, Clinical Support Leader, Jhpiego Afghanistan, who will speak on Jhpiego’s USAID-funded HEMAYAT project in Afghanistan to prevent maternal deaths and the impact of COVID-19 on maternal health.