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
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET
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.