Global Maternal Health Briefing

Yesterday, we held the third conversation in WCPI’s virtual briefing series on global maternal health: “Childbirth Should Not Be a Death Sentence: Global Maternal Health and the Impact of COVID-19.” This briefing was held in conjunction with the leadership of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues.

Thank you to our moderator, Stacey D. Stewart; our speakers, Joy Marini and Melanie Lopez; and all of the attendees for making this event such a success.

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A Recording of the Conversation is Now Available
The recording includes remarks from Cindy Hall, WCPI President; Congresswomen Brenda L. Lawrence (D-MI) and Debbie Lesko (R-AZ), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues; Congresswoman Madeleine Dean (D-PA), Vice-Chair of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues; our moderator, Stacey D. Stewart, President and CEO of March of Dimes and a WCPI board member; Joy Marini, MS, PA-C, Global Director Health of Women, Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Johnson & Johnson; and Melanie Lopez, Programs Health Director (Acting), World Vision US.

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