AMDD Presents at the Global Symposium on Health Systems Research
At the conference, AMDD staff led sessions on an assessment of health system capabilities and community mechanisms for dealing with health emergencies in Tanzania as well as media portrayals of health systems change in urban slums.
White Ribbon Alliance Releases Breakthrough Charter on Respectful Maternity Care
The Alliance’s Universal Rights of Childbearing Women Charter reflects growing global commitment to promoting respectful maternity care. AMDD’s Executive Director was part of a multi-stakeholder group that developed this charter.
AMDD applauds this charter and believes that disrespect and abuse are unacceptable breaches of rights standards; women everywhere deserve respectful care during childbirth. Read more about AMDD’s work in this area.
AMDD at the Global Maternal Health Conference in New Delhi
On September 1, 2010, AMDD Director Lynn Freedman moderated the final conference plenary, entitled “Maternal health accountability: successes, failures, and new approaches.” Read a summary of the discussion on the Maternal Health Task Force blog.