As many of you know, Dr. Allan Rosenfield passed away on Oct. 12, 2008. As the former dean of Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and a pioneer in the field of maternal health, family planning, and HIV/AIDS, his death is being mourned by those who knew him and knew his work.
October 22nd, 2008
October 20th, 2008
October 18th, 2008
One year ago, on October 18-20, nearly 2,000 participants from 115 countries came together to call for increased political will and investment in maternal health. We all agreed: Invest in women – it pays! Activists, global health organizations, governments, and non-governmental groups gathered at this international conference in London to demand action to save the lives of women and newborns.
October 16th, 2008
October 15th, 2008
Today, October 15, is Blog Action Day. And here at Women Deliver, we're excited to get involved and be a part of this amazing movement. Today, thousands of bloggers will unite to discuss a single issue - poverty. The aim is to raise awareness and initiate action! And poverty is something that is at the core of maternal and newborn mortality.