CFR Symposium on Rethinking Maternal Health

Director: Laurie Garrett, Senior Fellow for Global Health
June 2008 - June 12, 2008

In 2006, CFR senior fellows Isobel Coleman and Laurie Garrett launched the CFR Maternal Health program to raise awareness and suggest policies that would help improve maternal survival worldwide. With the generous support of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the CFR Maternal Health program convened a symposium on June 11 and 12, 2008, in Washington, DC, and New York entitled, “Rethinking Maternal Health.” The symposium examined issues surrounding maternal health in the context of U.S. foreign assistance. A summary, transcripts, and audio recordings of the symposium are available below.

Summary of sessions 1 - 3 (PDF)

Meetings

Roundtable Meeting

“No Woman, No Cry”: A Film Screening and Conversation on Maternal Health

This meeting is not for attribution.

Symposium ⁄ New York

CFR Symposium: Rethinking Maternal Health - Session 1

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Symposium ⁄ New York

CFR Symposium: Rethinking Maternal Health - Session 2

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Symposium

CFR Symposium: Rethinking Maternal Health - Session 3

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