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WHY DO WOMEN DIE? MATERNAL MORTALITY FROM NORTHERN UGANDA TO CHARLOTTESVILLE 2017 BEVERLY COBBLE RODRIGUEZ LECTURESHIP

October 24, 2017 5:00 pm
Pinn Hall Conference Center Auditorium (formerly Jordan Hall)
2017 BEVERLY COBBLE RODRIGUEZ LECTURESHIP

 WHY DO WOMEN DIE? MATERNAL MORTALITY FROM NORTHERN UGANDA TO CHARLOTTESVILLE

Most deaths from childbirth are preventable. Yet a woman somewhere around the world dies from childbirth every minute. The solutions that are currently in place are proving to be ineffective on a global scale.

Join us as we unpack this global problem.
Why women of color are dying at alarming rates
The intersection of race, culture, and maternal health
The history of aid and humanitarian response
How community-based interventions save women’s lives

TUES. OCT. 24 | 5PM | PINN HALL CONFERENCE CENTER AUDITORIUM LECTURE + Q&A, WITH RECEPTION TO FOLLOW

RACHEL ZASLOW
Executive Director of Mother Health International
At Mother Health International, Rachel works to reduce perinatal mortality rates through the education of midwives and the creation of sustainable birth centers in areas where the burden of mortality is highest.