World Leaders Must Commit To Ending Preventable Child, Maternal Deaths

Huffington Post: World Leaders Must Continue to Act to End Preventable Deaths
Mark Shriver, president of the Save the Children Action Network

“…I commend President Obama and other G7 leaders for their political leadership and sending a clear signal by making several vital commitments, including on maternal, newborn, and child health. But our work doesn’t stop in Germany. We call on President Obama and other world leaders to ensure that all nations commit to [ending preventable child deaths and improving maternal health worldwide] in the final agreed-upon framework at the United Nations General Assembly in September in New York City. The survival of mothers and children all over the world is at stake…” (6/11).