Women Deliver: Day One in Review

first_img ShareEmailPrint To learn more, read: Posted on June 8, 2010July 14, 2014Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)The Women Deliver conference is officially underway–and in the first day alone several announcements were made that will likely make a significant impact on the maternal health field. Below you will find links to several highlights from yesterday (6/7), day one of Women Deliver 2010.The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation commits $1.5 billion to women and children’s health programs.The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, calls for a joint action plan to accelerate progress on the MDGs.The Lancet devotes an entire themed issue to Women Deliver.Global Voices for Maternal Health, a crowd-sourcing initiative of the University of Oxford, launches today.The UN Foundation previews new campaign, Girl Up.MDGFive.com launches new media mash-up BETA site.Unable to attend the conference? Click here for the live webcast. Share this:last_img

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