Women’s and Maternal Health in a Pandemic: 19 May

Join this web event on Wednesday, May 19, 1:00pm ET (7pm CAT) hosted by Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria on “Women’s and Maternal Health During a Pandemic.”  The session will look at:

  • How COVID-19 has impacted maternal and women’s health around the world – as part of a “shadow pandemic” with disproportionate effect on women.
  • Best practices and challenges for governments, private sector and civil society organizations serving  women’s health.
  • What makes partnerships on women’s health most effective in contexts of longstanding pandemics (like AIDS, TB and malaria) and emerging pandemics (COVID-19 and ones to come)

You can sign up by clicking here.

After a welcome by President and CEO of FriendsChris Collins, panelists include leading voices from different sectors

  • Dr. Mary-Ann EtiebetAssociate Vice-President for Health Equity at Merck and Lead, Merck for Mothers
  • Stephanie Psaki, Ph.D., Senior Advisor, Human Rights and Gender Equity, Office of Global Affairs, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Dr. Angela M. WakhweyaSenior Director, Health Equity and Rights Team, CARE
  • Lucy Wanjiku Njenga, Programme Officer, Women4GlobalFund
  • Mark P. Lagon, Ph.D., Chief Policy Officer, Friends of the Global Fight (Moderator)

Please join the conversation by RSVPing here.

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