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October 6, 2020
Global Maternal Health Briefing Series

Women’s Congressional Policy Institute

in cooperation with

Congresswomen Brenda Lawrence and Debbie Lesko

Co-Chairs, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues


Congresswomen Madeleine Dean and Jenniffer González-Colón

Vice-Chairs, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues

invite you to the second conversation in a new virtual briefing series:

Childbirth Should Not Be a Death Sentence: Global Maternal Health and the Impact of COVID-19



Claudine Mensah Awute, Regional Director, West Africa Region, CARE, who will speak on CARE’s work in preventing maternal deaths in the region of West Africa and the impact of COVID-19 on maternal health.

Dr. Rita Hashemi Salem, Clinical Support Team Leader, Jhpiego Afghanistan, who will speak on Jhpiego’s USAID-funded HEMAYAT project in Afghanistan to prevent maternal deaths and the impact of COVID-19 on maternal health.
Dr. Koki Agarwal, Director, USAID’s MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership; and Vice President, DC Operations, Jhpiego, will moderate the discussion.


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