Women Deliver

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Women Deliver I am back home after 6 weeks traveling and speaking in the Netherlands, Austria, UK , Portugal, and attending the Women Deliver conference on Safe Motherhood.  Women Deliver brought together  2,000 participants from 109 countries to create the energy, the commitment, and the knowledge to fundamentally shift how women’s health and women’s contributions are viewed in the global agenda.                It is time to invest in women’s health to reduce maternal mortality and improve care for women, mother’s and babies.   I was taken by the energy, passion and power of those that are gathering to support, promote and protect women’s rights to a safe, satisfying birth.   I hope you will visit www.womendeliver.org to learn more about the committment that is being made to make achievement of Millennium Development Goal #5 (improve maternal health) “a high priority on the national, regional and international health agenda.”        

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