On Demand Video: Women’s Lives Matter: The Impact of Maternal Death on Families & Communities






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“Women’s Lives Matter” was a discussion on October 7, 2014, about the dramatic economic and social impacts of a woman’s death during pregnancy or childbirth, featuring an expert group of panelists. The discussion emphasized strategies for using research findings to advocate for sustained funding and new policy approaches  for reproductive and maternal health in the context of post-2015 agenda setting.

The panelists were:

Dr. Ana Langer (moderator), Director, Women and Health Initiative

Alicia Yamin, Lecturer on Global Health in the Department of Global Health and Population and Policy Director at the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights,  Harvard School of Public Health

Amy Boldosser-Boesch, Interim President & CEO, Family Care International

Jeni Klugman, Author of Investing in Women’s Reproductive Health (2013) and lead author, Voice and Agency (2014); Senior Adviser, The World Bank Group and Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School

Aslihan Kes, Researcher on A Price Too High to Bear, Economist and Gender Specialist, International Center for Research on Women

For more information see http://familycareintl.org/blog/2014/10/01/womens-lives-matter/