Event Launches Science, Practice Supplement On Saving Mothers, Giving Life

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’ “New Security Beat”: Savings Mothers, Giving Life Tackled Three Delays to Improve Maternal and Newborn Health
Nazra Amin, intern at the Wilson Center, discusses remarks made at an event launching the Global Health: Science and Practice Supplement on Saving Mothers, Giving Life. Panelists included Florina Serbanescu, team lead of Global Reproductive Health Evidence for Action at the CDC; Diane Morof, medical epidemiologist at the CDC; Claudia Morrissey Conlon, U.S. government lead at the Saving Mothers, Giving Life partnership; Carrie Hessler-Radelet, president and chief executive officer at Project Concern International; Anne Palaia, senior evaluation adviser of global health at USAID; Robert Clay, vice president for global health at Save the Children; Mary-Ann Etiebet, executive director of Merck for Mothers; Ben Johns, senior associate and scientist at Abt Associates; and Barbara S. Levy, vice president of health policy at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, who administers¬†ACOG’s Office of Global Women’s Health programs (4/10).