Wilson Center Event Highlights 30th Anniversary Of Safe Motherhood Initiative

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: The 30th Anniversary of the Safe Motherhood Initiative
Sarah Barnes, program associate with the Maternal Health Initiative at the Wilson Center, discusses a December 8 Wilson Center event to mark the anniversary of the Safe Motherhood Initiative. Participants highlighted successes in improving maternal health and survival, as well as ongoing challenges, including a shortage of highly trained midwives in sub-Saharan Africa and access to contraception (1/4).

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