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Saving Women’s & Children’s Lives: Strengthening the Health Workforce in Fragile Countries

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

International Medical Corps and Management Sciences for Health present: 

In coordination with Reps. Jaime Herrera Beutler and Donna F. Edwards as well as Reps. Kristi Noem and Doris O. Matsui: 

A congressional briefing to discuss the crucial role of health workers in saving the lives of women and children. These doctors, nurses, midwives, local pharmacists, community health workers, and other professionals are the first and often only link to health care for millions of women and children, particularly in fragile and conflict-affected states.
Join us for a discussion on lessons learned, as well as current opportunities and challenges to
strengthen the role of and increase the number of health workers in fragile situations.

Strengthening the Health Workforce in Fragile Countries
Wednesday, March 26th
3:00-4:30 PM
2325 Rayburn House Office Building
Light refreshments will be served.

ANGELI ACHREKAR, Senior Advisor, Division of Global HIV/AIDS,
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
ANN CANAVAN, Director of Health Policy and Practice, International Medical Corps
MAHEEN MALIK, Senior Technical Advisor, Management Sciences for Health
CHRISTINE SOW, Executive Director, Global Health Council

Please RSVP to Margot Johnson, International Medical Corps, at


May 21
3:47 pm UTC-4