Global Advocacy Issues for Women and Children
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Public health or related public policy
Describe the global situation of MCH. Identify major barriers and interventions to improve MCH in low resource countries
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Trained as a medical sociologist, I have devoted my professional work to improving maternal and child health through developing partnerships with many community programs including international work with the Universities of Peradenyia (Sri Lanka), Antwerp (Belgium), Puerto Rico, and Costa Rica as well the Haitian Health Foundation, International Health Central American Institute, Costa Rica), and BOCED (Buguruka Orphan and Community Economic Development Tanzania). I have been President of the International Health Medical Education Consortium (IHMEC)
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.