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The Lancet Maternal Health Series and Implications for U.S. Policy

October 20, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Organized by CSIS Global Health Policy Center 

The Lancet Maternal Health Series and Implications for U.S. Policy

October 20, 2016
9:30 am – 11:00 am

Center for Strategic & International Studies, 1st Floor
1616 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

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On Thursday October 20, the CSIS Global Health Policy Center will host a session focused on the new Lancet series “Maternal Health 2016.” Ten years after The Lancet published a series on maternal survival, this new release highlights current knowledge, successes, and gaps within the new development framework of the Sustainable Development Goals.

During the session, series contributor Margaret Kruk, Associate Professor of Global Health at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, will speak to the content of “Maternal Health 2016.” Her remarks will be followed by a discussion highlighting the policy implications for the series. The conversation will also feature Elizabeth Fox, Deputy Child and Maternal Survival Coordinator at USAID, and Mariam Claeson, Director of the Global Financing Facility for Every Woman Every Child at the World Bank. Janet Fleischman, Senior Associate at the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, will moderate. The event will be webcast live.

Remarks by:

Margaret Kruk, Associate Professor of Global Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Panel Discussion Featuring: 

Elizabeth Fox, Deputy Child and Maternal Survival Coordinator, USAID
Mariam Claeson, Director of the Global Financing Facility for Every Woman Every Child, The World Bank

Moderated by:

Janet Fleischman, Senior Associate, CSIS Global Health Policy Center


For more information please contact Katey Peck at kpeck@csis.org.

This event is made possible by the generous support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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October 20, 2016
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9:30 am - 11:00 am

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