Global Hearings Gather Recommendations On MCH For U.N., World Health Assembly

The Guardian: ‘My mother did everything but she was left to bleed to death after giving birth’
“…Last week’s citizens’ hearing [in Kampala, Uganda,] was one of several that have been organized around the globe in recent months to garner support for reproductive health and childcare. … On Thursday, the recommendations from the hearings will be presented to the U.N. secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, by a Ugandan maternal health advocate, Faridah Mwanje Luyiga. Next week, activists will attend the World Health Assembly — the world’s highest health policy-setting body — to advocate for decent health care for women, children, and adolescents…” (Mwesigwa, 5/14).

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